Category: Featured Stories

Video: UW-Green Bay Alumni Award recipient, Lisa Fay Coutley, shares her Phoenix story

Lisa Fay Coutley ’04 (English) says she learned how to dream big at UW-Green Bay. Coutley is an assistant professor of Poetry and Creative Nonfiction at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is also a poet, essayist, teacher and editor, and in the past year, was named among UW-Green Bay’s most honored young alumni.

Photos: Camp Lloyd, a camp for grieving kids

Camp Lloyd

The camp where grieving kids can be kids for a week returned to the UW-Green Bay campus this summer. All of the Camp Lloyd therapists are former Camp Lloyd Buddies and UW-Green Bay students. The camp schedule is filled with fun activities such as arts and crafts, music, games, swimming and hiking. It is also […]

Doing a Double Take: Twins receive Weyenberg and Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships

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They share the same work ethic, values and leadership goals. They even have the same grade point average. And one day, they hope to be business partners. Twins Kody and Kyle Klumb, both UW-Green Bay Business Administration majors, have begun a collection of  prestigious awards and recognition. In spring, each received a $2,500 scholarship that […]

New mural is now ‘live’ at the Weidner Center

Weidner Center Mural

Same artist, different mural. Local artist and national artist Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design Arts) created a new mural on the UW-Green Bay campus. This time it’s backstage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Thomas created his first mural while still a student — a 50th anniversary mural on the exterior of the Studio Arts […]

Iconic art will depict ‘Phoenix rising’ at UW-Green Bay

Come late summer, there will be a new location for visitors and members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community to hang out, and a special Phoenix to hang with. It’s a new sculpture created by regional metal artist Carl Vanderheyden. “Our students have shared their desire for an iconic place on campus to gather […]

Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Doug Wirth, shares his Phoenix story

Doug Wirth ’89 (Social Work) entered UW-Green Bay feeling good about who he was, but unsure about who he would become. According to Wirth, a degree from UW-Green Bay prepares you well for the world of work. Wirth is the president and CEO of Amida Care, a Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan in New York […]

Falcon Photo-Op Day (and Naming Ceremony) is also an educational opportunity

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On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Cofrin Library rolled out the green carpet to greet the latest additions to UW-Green Bay’s feathered family. A flock of nearly 100 bird-lovers gathered in the library pavilion for the third annual debut party of Mimi and Rupert’s offspring. This marks the third consecutive year, with successful nests in 2017, 18 […]

Video: Spring Blossoms

Arguably one of the most scenic campuses in the Midwest, UW-Green Bay does it again. Each spring, the Green Bay Campus becomes a fairytale scene of blossoms, flowers and flora. Dan Moore, UW-Green Bay photographer/videographer, captures the splendor in this video.

Prof. Fermanich educates at NEW Water and NASA announcement

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UW-Green Bay Professor Kevin Fermanich talks water quality at announcement On May 30, 2019, NEW Water announced a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to further the scientific knowledge of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. As part of their announcement, UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) helped educate area leaders on […]