Category: Giving Back

‘We are survivors,’ Garbe tells Class of 2017

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Riley Garbe first came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence and moving from home-to-home, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix […]

Prof. Gurung is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker

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Regan A. R. Gurung, an award-winning professor (Human Development, Psychology) at UW-Green Bay, is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning, clothing and perception and culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Professorship since 2010. In […]

Public gets first look at new Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex

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With a ceremonial rolling of new turf, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, UW-Green Bay students, University leadership, fans, donors and community members could begin to envision what the new Kress Family Outdoor Recreation Complex would look like. It is slated for completion in spring of 2018. The ceremony opened with remarks by UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary […]

Scouts earn their badges at ‘Wonders of Water’ Day

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UW-Green Bay, in collaboration with NEW Water, welcomed more than 50 Girl Scout Brownies to UW-Green Bay, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. They earned their water badges by participating in highly-interactive activities as part of “Wonders of Water” Badge Day. Several UW-Green Bay professors and graduate students led the stations and demonstrations on fish ecology, water […]

UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center celebrates a decade of success

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Members of the campus and community are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the Kress Events Center. The $33 million state-of-the-art facility, is a crown jewel of the UW-Green Bay campus, continually serving a growing student body while housing a first-class home for Green Bay athletics. The students benefit from first-class recreation, health […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day 2017

Many area non-profits and agencies cleared their immediate “to-do” lists when nearly 250 UW-Green Bay students, staff and faculty volunteered in the Greater Green Bay community and on campus Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. “Wonka Science was colorful, candy-filled fun this morning! A special thanks to UWGB for volunteering at our science stations as a part of […]

Buggers of Brown County — Prof. Draney and friends fight to control bed bugs in Northeast Wisconsin

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Watch out Northeast Wisconsin bed bugs, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s entomologist Mike Draney is coming after you. If news about bed bugs makes you itch, just think if Draney, his friend Jon Sandberg ’11 (Interdisciplinary Studies) and Jon’s faithful bed bug-sniffing dog Chester, weren’t on the job. They are members of the Brown County Bed […]

UW-Green Bay plays a big role in survival of the little (and endangered) Piping Plover

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The tiny bird with a large “footprint” is in the news again, thanks to the work of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty, staff and former students, along with the Department of Natural Resources and the United States Fish & Wildlife Service. Four pairs of the endangered Great Lakes piping plovers nested in Lower Green […]