Category: Featured Stories

Video: Phoenix Tales – Music Alumnus Kevin Wellens Sings at Lambeau Field

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Alumnus Kevin Wellens talks about his path to UW-Green Bay, his experience with “wonderful” music faculty and what it is like to sing before 80,000 people at the Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field this fall. Wellens was selected for the honor by UWGB music faculty members Sarah Meredith, Courtney Sherman and Randy Meder based on […]

UW-Green Bay GPS program helps freshmen navigate college, improve retention

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GPS. They are three simple letters, but they mean so much to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and to the 160 new freshmen who started their college journey as part of the GPS program in September. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS – or Gateways to Phoenix Success — is a free, high-impact, […]

Minority students get a ‘Jump Start’ at UW-Green Bay

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Director of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s American Intercultural Center Justin Mallett, Ph.D., knows the statistics, and he has lived them. Students — especially minority students — who have dedicated resources and relational opportunities as they transition into college, have a much better chance at college success. For this reason, UW-Green Bay’s American Intercultural Center […]

Wet Paint, Fresh Pride: That’s one big bird

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Class of 2020 incoming freshmen painted the first ever giant Phoenix between the University Union and Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus, Sept. 1, 2016. Organizers hope it is the start of a new orientation tradition. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos […]

Photos: ‘Green shirts’ made Freshman Move-In Day 2016 a breeze

Freshmen Move-In Day 2016

The gratitude came in fast and furious — both in person and via social posts. Most sounded something like this: “We can’t thank you enough for the help moving our son (or daughter) in.” And it seems that campus volunteers now have a nickname, “green shirts.” Here is a post from Facebook, “The green shirts […]

UW-Green Bay dietetics group shares secrets for Fit Kids

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Dietetics interns present to Green Bay Park and Rec Fit Kits program University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Dietetics Interns volunteered recently with the Green Bay Park and Recreation’s Fit Kids program. The budding dieticians demonstrated “Secret Berry Smoothies” (with hidden spinach and pumpkin) and fresh vegetables and dip (made with Greek Yogurt) for the children in […]

Phoenix Tales: Coach Mike Kline

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Cross country coach and academic coordinator for Green Bay Athletics Mike Kline says he has never worked a day in his life. “That’s because I have the best job in the world… When my alarm goes off at 4:26 every morning, I look forward to going to work, and when you look forward to going […]

‘Revise the Room’ fundraiser supports UW-Green Bay students, future authors

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Imagine trying to compose a 50,000-word novel on deadline. Pecking away on a keyboard for hours on end, while competing with 17 other students in a cramped classroom for power outlets and a few comfortable chairs. Obviously not the ideal conditions for concentration and creativity. However, for every trial is a resolution. Providing an educational […]

Photos: Summer Camps 2016

UW-Green Bay Summer Camps 2016

Music, art, science, fashion, healthcare, robotics… the list goes on and on. Middle and high school students from the region, state and beyond, flooded UW-Green Bay again this summer for incredible opportunities to try new activities, sharpen their skills and expand their talent. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. […]