Tag: Wisconsin Public Radio

Rosewall on WPR: Stop hating on arts degrees

Prof. Ellen Rosewall of Arts Management did an hour earlier this month (Nov. 10) on the Joy Cardin Show on Wisconsin Public Radio.  A former chair of the Wisconsin Public Radio Association, a leading arts advocate and chair and founder of UWGB’s arts management major, Rosewall shared her observation that society/business/everyone needs the creativity that […]

Riddle previews play with WPR

Prof. Laura Riddle is a huge old-time radio fan… which came through in a highly descriptive and entertaining interview Wednesday afternoon on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time” program. She talks about the exacting challenge of synching up music, actors and sound effects — and indicated that a lot of the show’s fun will come from […]

Wisconsin Public Radio sings praises of Philosophers’ Café

Tune in to WPR Friday morning (6:45 or 8:45 a.m.) and you’ll hear reference to the monthly Philosophers’ Café program organized by faculty members at UW-Green Bay. We’re told that last month’s Philosophers’ Café – a discussion of higher education’s relationship to social inequality – attracted the attention of WPR’s Wisconsin Life producers. The show, […]

Rybak, Packers Project team featured on WPR’s “Central Time”

Associate Prof. Chuck Rybak and alumna Kate Farley appeared live on Wisconsin Public Radio Friday (Jan. 9), discussing their Packers Project initiative ahead of Sunday’s big game. As we’ve told you here before, the Packers Project is a fan-sourced digital archive of all things Green and Gold, from game-day memories to super superstitions and must-have […]

In the news: WPR covers Cat Island, Duck Creek grant for NAS

A federal grant that will aid UW-Green Bay scientists’ efforts to restore native plants in the bay got some airtime Monday (Nov. 24) on Wisconsin Public Radio. Associate Prof. Matt Dornbush spoke with WPR’s Patty Murray about the $225,000 grant, which will be used to help native plants — including bulrush, water celery and wild […]

In the news: Miller talks transition with Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin Public Radio’s Patty Murray caught up with Chancellor Gary L. Miller during a residence hall tour last week, reporting a short story on how UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor is adjusting to life on campus. “Understanding the physical layout, knowing where people are, where the various offices are — I’ve just started that process,” Miller […]

‘Skateboarding cop’ alum featured on WPR

UW-Green Bay alumnus Joel Zwicky ’97 continues to make headlines as Green Bay’s “skateboarding cop.” Wisconsin Public Radio’s Patty Murray this week did a story on Zwicky, a city officer who hits the streets on his long board to patrol and build rapport within the community. “We’ve always been told we’ve got to dress the […]

Kraft talks ‘coal rolling’ during WPR’s Joy Cardin show

Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft was a featured guest during the 7 a.m. hour of Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show Tuesday (July 8), discussing a new anti-environmentalist trend that’s been making headlines as of late. “Coal rolling” is the practice of diesel truck owners altering their truck’s chimney stacks so they spew thick black smoke. […]