Tag: UWGB history

Shorewood University? Archives team uncovers what could’ve been

Our own UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center recently uncovered a postcard for Nicolet University, which was a promotional piece used by the early community committee that led the charge for a four-year campus in Green Bay. The archives team also unearthed founding Chancellor Edward Weidner’s handwritten notes with all the names he was […]

Helping ID old photos for University Archives

Staff members in University Archives are extending an open invitation for help in identifying historic university photos. The photos depict events, students, faculty and staff, campus buildings, daily activities as well as athletic, music, and theater happenings. “Without your help to identify these photos, a piece of campus history will be lost. Please join us […]

Pletcher: United UW System has its advantages

Splitting Wisconsin’s public university system is a shocking proposal to many, but it wouldn’t be the first time the state had a divided education system. The Press-Gazette’s page 1 feature in its Monday (April 11) edition examines the arguments pro and con. Among those quoted is Associate Provost Kathy Pletcher, who began her UW-Green Bay […]

UWGB gets shoutout at Earth Day event in Madison, website celebrates history

The Nelson Institute at UW-Madison is hosting a two-day conference on Earth Day after 40 years. In a keynote by noted Environmental History Prof. Bill Cronon, one angle involved reasons for Wisconsin having such a strong environmental record, and the UW itself was identified as one of the major factors in providing continuity. An alumnus […]