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Skogen brings life’s lessons to Business Week audience

Skogen brings life’s lessons to Business Week audience

Festival Foods Chairman of the Board Dave Skogen had a message to share after nearly six decades in business. Life is about “earning, learning and returning.” Skogen presented to a full house on the stage of UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts Thursday (March 26) evening as the keynote speaker for the University’s […]

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Kriebel receives sixth annual Earth Caretaker Award

Kriebel receives sixth annual Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) and the Alumni Association jointly awarded the 2015 Earth Caretaker Award to 1977 UW-Green Bay graduate David Kriebel on Monday, March 23. He was the sixth recipient of the award for his work on sustainability. Professor Kriebel has been on the faculty of the […]

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That’s a wrap: Students keep ton of plastic bags out of waste stream

That’s a wrap: Students keep ton of plastic bags out of waste stream

It hasn’t even been on campus for a year, but the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay plastic film recycling program has already processed the equivalent of nearly one million plastic bags. “We’ve recycled somewhere between 1800 and 2200 pounds of plastic film,” said former student intern Matthew Malcore. “Not all of it has been just plastic […]

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More than $30K awarded in Natural and Applied Science scholarships

More than $30K awarded in Natural and Applied Science scholarships

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay honored the best-of-the-best Natural and Applied Sciences students at an annual scholarship reception on Jan. 30. in the University Union’s 1965 Room. Twenty-five students were awarded $31,150 in scholarships, nearly double last year’s total of $15,200. The scholarships recognized student achievement in academics, research, scholarship, and overall excellence.

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Campus celebrates achievements, looks to the future during Convocation

Campus celebrates achievements, looks to the future during Convocation

Faculty, staff and friends gathered to celebrate tradition and tomorrow Jan. 22, taking part in Mid-Year Convocation in the Phoenix Room. As is customary during the winter event, individuals celebrating service milestones were honored for anniversaries ranging from 10 years to 40. Recognized for his four decades at UW-Green Bay, event emcee Prof. Cliff Abbott […]

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For UW-Green Bay, 2014 a year of highlights, transition

For UW-Green Bay, 2014 a year of highlights, transition

We’re wrapping up a Tremendous 2014 at UW-Green Bay, celebrating the countless honors, accolades and feel-good success stories that impacted campus — and community — during the year that was. As always, choosing just 10 bright spots for our annual rundown was a difficult (yet enjoyable) task, and we know we’ve only scratched the surface […]

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Slideshow: December ’14 commencement ceremony

Slideshow: December ’14 commencement ceremony

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller shook plenty of hands and handed out hundreds of diplomas Saturday (Dec. 13) at the Weidner Center. He also presented an honorary doctorate to UW-Green Bay community advocate Ginny Riopelle. The University 45th mid-year commencement was the first for Miller since he arrived on campus in August.

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Sights and sounds: Lambeau Field welcomes UW-Green Bay Day

Sights and sounds: Lambeau Field welcomes UW-Green Bay Day

Campus and community alike got the chance to have a blast while learning more about UW-Green Bay Nov. 15, during the first-ever UW-Green Bay Day at Lambeau Field. Part of UW-Green Bay’s partnership with the Green Bay Packers, the event offered a little something for everyone.

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Snapshots of a celebration

Snapshots of a celebration

Student government president Vanya Koekpke shared a moment of fun with new Chancellor Gary L. Miller at Friday’s formal installation ceremony for Miller at UW-Green Bay. UW System President Ray Cross described the day of ceremony and celebration as “a public endorsement, a public representation that, ‘OK, the University has a new leader.’” (Click thumbnails […]

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‘Meet-the-Chancellor’ event a hit with students

‘Meet-the-Chancellor’ event a hit with students

Gary Miller and his wife, Georgia (at center, above), were guests of honor at a lunch hour get-together Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Cloud Commons in the University Union. The informal reception was a student welcome for UW-Green Bay’s new chancellor, scheduled to be formally installed as the University’s new leader in a ceremony at the Weidner Center later in the week.

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