Category: Featured Stories

Graduate student Greg Holder tends to the integrity of Wisconsin plants

Work gloves in hand, graduate student Greg Holder (Environmental Science and Policy), with funding provided by Prof. Patricia Terry (Natural and Applied Sciences), is maintaining the Instructional Services rooftop this summer, focusing on the biodiversity of plants found naturally around the Great Lakes.

UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Widow Watcher: UW-Green Bay’s entomologist is first call for the black widow… and ticks, and mosquitoes, and more

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UW-Green Bay’s spiderman, biologist Michael Draney, has always been known for his expertise by colleagues across the nation and the world. But recent sightings of the elusive black widow spider in Wisconsin, talk of Zika Virus-carrying mosquitoes and an uptick of tick sightings, is throwing the entomologist in the public spotlight, as well. In this […]

Video Spotlight: UW-Green Bay Professor John Luczaj

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As a young boy his friends teased him for talking about atoms and molecules. Now he is likely to strike up a conversation about the relationship between rocks and the aquifer. Today’s video spotlight from UW-Green Bay’s College of Science and Technology is Prof. John Luczaj (Geoscience, Natural and Applied Sciences). It’s a great interview […]

Nursing program is impetus for healing and sharing

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Nursing graduate is driven to share her story and
 raise awareness about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder When Andy Nourse met someone new, he asked “What’s your story?” as a way to learn more about his new acquaintance. Little did his wife, Jacquie Nourse ’16, know that her story would take her down a path paved […]

Winning names of UW-Green Bay Peregrine falcons are…

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The Cofrins! About 400 ballots were cast to name the Peregrine falcons hatched at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library in May. By popular vote, the falcons will be named Austin, David, Douglass and Peter, respectfully honoring the four deceased male members of the Cofrin family who, through philanthropic support, helped build and sustain […]

Photos: Grandparents’ University 2017

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Youth and those young at heart ventured to the University June 26 and 27, 2017 for Grandparents’ University — an experience for children ages 7-14 and their grandparents. Offerings for the 175 participants included ecology, cartooning, cooking, aquatic ecology and much more! A favorite among the participants were trips to the Fox River, Bayshore County Park […]

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

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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 […]

Alumni put best club forward in annual golf outing, raise $24,000 for scholarships

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Congratulations to the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association on yet another successful Scholarship Golf Outing. The 37th annual raised nearly $24,000 designated for scholarships. You can already save the date for next year’s outing — Friday, June 8. Although it’s never about the winning (everybody who dedicates a day to play is a winner) we have […]