Tag: Urban and Regional Studies

Faculty note: Hutchison heads-up a new book series in urban sociology

If you are starting a new publishing house in the UK and want to introduce an innovative book series in urban sociology that will highlight emerging research studies from around the world — who are you going call? Look no further than UW-Green Bay! Prof. and Ray Hutchison (Sociology, Anthropology, and longtime chair of Urban […]

Photos: Student Paul Karpenko wins Business Idea Competition, next up Sheboygan Campus contest


UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus arranges deck concerts

Joel Kroenke ’81 (Urban and Regional Studies), a UW-Green Bay alumnus (Urban and Regional Studies), recently built an outdoor deck for performers to come to his hometown. Kroenke is putting together the Summer 2018 Music Deck Concerts at Cotter Creek, and this year’s lineup includes different styles of music, such as a classical orchestra. He […]

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumni Golden Apple Award winners

Three outstanding UW-Green Bay alumni were declared Golden Apple Award winners this year. Larry Laraby, ’98 (English and ’07 graduate in MS Applied Leadership), is a 9-12 grade teacher at Preble High School. April Moran ’97 (Elementary Education) is a kindergarten teacher at Cormier Early Education Center. Nick Rusboldt, ’04 (Urban and Regional Studies) and ’09 […]

Waterfront Design: Urban and Regional Studies students asked to polish a diamond in the rough


Past the Zippin Pippin and the Sea Dragon, beyond the Ferris wheel and the bumper cars, away from the crowds and squeals of delight at Bay Beach, UW-Green Bay’s Urban and Regional Studies students envisioned a waterfront diamond-in-the-rough that could become one of the city’s crown jewels. The students were part of Associate Professor Marcelo […]

National Coverage for Cruz’s waterfront project

Under the direction of Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Urban and Regional Studies) UW-Green Bay students proposed new ideas for Green Bay waterfront property from Bay Beach to the Marina, including Renard Island. Fox 11 had the original story. Associated Press picked up the story, and it was distributed with a reach in the millions. Coverage included […]

Supervisor Steckenback also mentions Prof. Cruz’s class

We mentioned last week that the new STEM Innovation Center was at the center of Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach’s State of the County address. Receiving an “honorable mention” in the speech was UW-Green Bay Prof. Marcelo Cruz’s course, Special Topics: Course in Urban and Regional Studies (Waterfront project — Bay Beach, Marina and Renard […]

UW-Green Bay students propose ideas for new ‘Green Bay Waterfront District’

Brown County Leaders are discussing what to do with waterfront property from Bay Beach to the Marina, including the 55-acre Renard Island. Students in Prof. Marcelo Cruz’s course, Special Topics: Course in Urban and Regional Studies (Waterfront projcect — Bay Beach, Marina and Renard Island Visioning and Connectivity Study) have worked semester-long on the project […]

Faculty note: Cruz presents on ‘Indigenous Community Planning’

Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Urban and Regional Studies) will present his research on Indigenous Community Planning in Ecuadorian Amazon from 4 to 5 p.m. April 13, 2017 in the University Union Phoenix Room C. The presentation explores how community and regional planning using agropolitan approaches provide an alternative model of community well being that attempts to […]

Galloping in the Galapagos, Jan 2016


Associate Professor (Urban and Regional Studies) Marcelo Cruz shared these photos of the 16 students he led on a January 2016 winter interim trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. They studied the geographic diversity of the northern Ecuadorean Andes and the impacts of urbanization on the Galapagos. Cruz said the students were from many […]