Category: Close-ups

Photos: Students enjoy ‘GB Week’

GB Week student participants roasting marshmallows in Phoenix Park

Social media intern Shelby Smith has an eye for great photos, and for finding the fun. See “GB Week” from a student’s perspective. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Shelby Smith, Marketing and University Communication Social Media Intern

‘Phoenix Rising’ sculpture gets official introduction, ‘social’ reception

Group by Phoenix Sculpture

UW-Green Bay’s new “Phoenix Rising” sculpture is providing the campus with unintended attention. Meant to be an iconic artwork that students (and alumni) would take photos of and with, the sculpture is also now being shared widely on multiple social media platforms. Faculty, staff and students gathered for a brief celebration and ceremony introducing the […]

Photos: Phoenix first day? Heavy lifters, 35 gallons of paint and nearly 800 new students

GB Welcome pep rally in the quad

It seems to be harder on the parents than the first-year students, but the Residence Life crew, along with faculty, staff, alumni and student volunteers (about 150 of them), made UW-Green Bay’s Move-in Day a little lighter. Later, students painted the Phoenix and about 780 students got together for the Welcome Rally in Phoenix Park. […]

Video: The Phoenix (sculpture) has landed

The introduction to the new sculpture on the Green Bay Campus, “Phoenix Rising,” located at the Cofrin Library entrance, will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson, student leaders and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the short program to speak about the sculpture. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay 2019 Faculty and Staff Convocation

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Nearly 500 members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, retirees, board members and Regents celebrated Convocation in the Phoenix Rooms of the UW-Green Bay’s University Union on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The program honored those with sustained leadership, community collaboration, and recognized and welcomed new faculty and staff. It also served as Chancellor Gary L. […]

Lecturer Katie Burke competes in the Lumberjack World Championships

Katie (Rick) Burke Log-rolling

Watch out UW-Green Bay accounting students. You never know what might roll your way… especially if UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer, Katie (Rick) Burke is your instructor. Burke competed this summer (2019) at the Lumberjack World Championships, Lumberjack Bowl on the shores of Lake Hayward in Hayward, Wis. She has been among the most accomplished contributors connected to […]

Photos: Back to School event hosted by UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center

About 800 volunteers (including many UW-Green Bay employees) served about 1,200 elementary school children and their families this week. The Service League of Green Bay held its annual Back to School Event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Students could pick out clothes, shoes and school supplies. Each child is assigned a shopping helper. See the […]

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 […]

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.