Tag: Place

Steps Walk raises $3,000 for local non-profits

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Despite an incredibly blustery spring day, 60 walkers raised $3,000 for the Phoenix Philanthropy Club’s 10th annual Steps to Make a Difference Walk Saturday, April 9. The Steps Walk helps UWGB students develop important leadership skills as they research community needs, interview charities, and organize the entire event. All proceeds are donated to a selected […]

Calling all ‘Warriors’ for the Fox-Wolf Watershed Cleanup

GREEN BAY –The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay American Fisheries Society (AFS) and fisheries students have teamed up as the “UWGB Water Warriors” to help organize the 2016 Fox-Wolf Watershed Cleanup, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Organized by the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance, the Watershed cleanup will take place in various locations […]

Weidner temporary ‘home’ for frogs, butterflies and friends

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UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts will be the host venue of a special 25th Anniversary Gallery for The Einstein Project, May 5, 2016. And in the meantime, the Weidner also has the privilege of providing “gallery space” for the beautiful creations known as “Butterflies and Friends.” Annually, the butterflies, frogs, turtles, and […]

Stockpiling ideas: Planning students aid Stockbridge

Stockbridge, Wis. villiage officials posing with UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael Dreckschmidt, Samantha Champine, Casey Murphy and Courtney Maye.

Students in the Urban and Regional Planning theory course taught by Prof. Marcelo Cruz traveled to the Calumet County village of Stockbridge Wednesday night to share with the Village Board ideas for the community’s future development. Posing with village officials were four UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael […]

UW-Green Bay games studies students host video brawl for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay games studies students raised nearly $800 for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in a creative initiative they termed “UWGB Jingle Brawl 2015.” Throughout the day, students hosted various video game tournaments, held a raffle, demonstrated tabletop games, monitored community play-throughs, and gave away prizes. Admission was free and the event was […]

School Supply Drive

UWGB empoyees dropping off school supplies at Jefferson Elementary School

The UW-Green Bay Holiday Parade Committee won the Mayor’s Award for best float originality in the 2015 Green Bay Holiday Parade, but the real winners were local children who benefited from the campus donations of school supplies collected by the committee. UW-Green Bay’s committee themed its float “Every time a bell rings, a Phoenix gets […]

Breaking the ice to spread the rice

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Researchers from UW-Green Bay had to break skim ice on a cold morning in mid-November to do it, but they took another big step in a grant-funded pilot project to restore native wild rice, bulrush and wild celery stands to the lower bay. Students, staff and faculty from UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences unit […]

Nutcracker scenery gets fresh look, strong UWGB commitment

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor of Theatre and Dance Jeff Entwistle, and a core of seven students, spent more than 60 hours working load-in and rehearsals recently for five performances of the Green Bay Nutcracker Ballet, presented by the Northeastern Wisconsin Dance Organization (NEWDO). These high impact learning experiences are ideal for UWGB students beyond […]

Voices of Veterans: Capturing the oral history and spirit of Northeast Wisconsin veterans

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UW-Green Bay students and veterans Ashley Wiles and Sean Gleason have important stories to share. In this case, they are not their own, but the personal, front-line accounts from veterans who served in the United States armed forces in times of conflict. These oral histories provide a personal narrative to future generations so that all […]

UWGB’s award-winning float

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UW-Green Bay’s entry in the Green Bay Holiday Parade earned honors for the second straight year. UWGB’s small committee of determined volunteers received the Mayor’s Award for “most original.” UWGB’s float theme was “Every time a bell rings, a Phoenix gets its wings.” The theme of the parade was “Sounds of the Season.” In celebration […]