Category: Close-ups

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 […]

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. […]

Pokémon GO at UW-Green Bay

To schedule a visit to UW-Green Bay go to: http://www.uwgb.edu/admissions/visit/ We stopped by some on-campus PokéStops and Pokémon GO Gyms to learn about the Pokémon GO phenomenon, and how students can learn to make apps like Pokémon GO as part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new game design emphasis in its Information Science major.

Day trip to Toft Point: Millers join student and faculty researchers for a day in one of UW-Green Bay’s natural areas

Toft Point

In Northern Door County is a one-mile peninsula along the Lake Michigan coast with outstanding native plant communities and endangered species. This beautiful piece of property was gifted and entrusted to the care of UW-Green Bay by conservationist Emma Toft in 1968, and it continues as a rich research space and treasured natural area. UW-Green […]

Sprouting sustainability practices: UW-Green Bay student Tyler Delsart grows in SLO garden manager role

Tyler Delsart SLO Food

Nestled into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Student Services Plaza, between the University Union and the Cofrin Library, is a quaint organic garden, complements of the student organization, “Sustainable, Local, and Organic (SLO) Food Alliance.” The guy with the trowel and a hose is likely student Tyler Delsart. SLO was created in 2008, when a […]

Lacing up their boots, feeling the dirt: Field trip provides hands-on approach to studying geology of region

NAS at Pictured Rocks

Three University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members and 15 environmental science students laced up their hiking boots, grabbed their field journals and at set out on a multiple-day field trip last week. The trip provided a first-hand perspective on the geology of the iron-mining region near Champion and Ishpeming, through Marquette, and into the Pictured […]

Video: May 2016 Commencement Highlights

Other 2016 May Commencement Posts May ’16 Commencement: Day in Photos – May 14, 2016 Founding UW-Green Bay Soccer Coach, Council of Trustees President and Retired Business Executive Lou LeCalsey Receives Honorary Degree at Spring Commencement – May 14, 2016 Rwandan Native, UW-Green Bay Graduate Student Reminds Fellow Students to ‘Leave No Stone Unturned’ – […]

May ’16 Commencement: Day in photos

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An audience of 4,500 joined several hundred faculty, staff, dignitaries and proud family and friends in celebrating the achievements of the spring 2016 graduating class at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday afternoon (May 14). About 953 students were eligible to participate in the program at the Kress Events Center. Chancellor Gary L. Miller presided […]