Category: Leading & Learning

UW-Green Bay Professor Harvey Kaye in national spotlight to talk film and ‘Four Freedoms’

Kaye joins Ben Mankiewicz, for a national television broadcast on TCM

Don’t expect University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor Harvey J. Kaye to go “all Hollywood” on us just because he is appearing on national television next week. In fact, for Kaye, one of UW-Green Bay’s longest standing faculty members, it’s more of the same — sharing with an audience (albeit a much larger one) his passion […]

Xiong tells graduates: ‘Create your own paj ntaub story’

Bao Niah commencement address

Tears of pride and joy, in her family, her Hmong heritage, her UW-Green Bay family, and herself, flowed freely as graduate Bao Nhia Xiong ’18 spoke at the UW-Green Bay Spring Commencement ceremony at the Kress Events Center on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Xiong, the Spring 2018 Commencement Speaker, was chosen to speak on behalf […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Jeff Entwistle to grads: ‘Inspire us’

Jeff Entwistle making spring 2018 commencement address

The following speech was given by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Professor Jeffrey Entwistle to UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Spring Commencement attendees. “Welcome graduates and welcome to your families, friends and all our special guests. I would also like to thank Chancellor Miller for the honor and invitation to speak with you today. You need to […]

UW-Green Bay and Plymouth School District celebrate 10-year partnership

Plymouth Cohorts

Teachers, alumni and administrators involved in an innovative graduate-education partnership between the Plymouth School District and UW-Green Bay gathered this month (May 2018) to celebrate the program’s historical impact and anticipate its future. The “Plymouth Model” began 10 years ago when the Plymouth School District committed to supporting master’s degrees for their teachers. UW-Green Bay […]

Weidner Center Executive Director Strickland seizes ‘golden’ opportunity to talk to current girl scouts

Kelly Strickland

For Kelli Strickland, Executive Director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Girl Scouting has never been just a hobby, but a way of life. Strickland was a Girl Scout from fifth grade through high school and worked as a counselor at scout camps well into her mid-20s. During that time, she earned the […]

Snow in May?

Art students with their inflatable plastic snowman

Don’t panic Wisconsin winter warriors, this snowperson is the creation of 16 Design Arts and Art majors, who worked collaboratively on a final project for Introduction to 3-Dimensional Design class. Blizzard Evelyn was the inspiration for the final subject matter. The technical requirements: be constructed completely out of the plastic sheeting and duct tape provided, […]

‘Lozza’ Marketing — UW-Green Bay students serve-up marketing plan for pizza franchise

Prof. Chandna's class learns the ins and outs of the pizza business before creating a marketing plan.

UW-Green Bay millennials serve up a marketing plan for pizza franchise Owning and operating one of the nation’s newest pizza franchises is a hands-on experience — from making the dough to slathering on the sauce, spreading the cheese, adding the fresh-cut toppings and putting the pie into a high-intensity, stone hearth oven. UW-Green Bay Assistant […]

First-year student Zoe Betancourt named Newman Civic Fellow

Matthew Dornbush, David Coury, Zoe Betancourt, Alison Staudinger and Chancellor Gary Miller

Award recognizes her potential to increase civic engagement Zoe Betancourt, a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay first-year student from Cudahy, Wis., has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 268 student leaders nationwide recognized by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among the next generation of civic leaders. According to Campus Compact — a […]

Ideas for the Aging: Team ‘Stability’ takes home win and cash prize

Innovation in Aging Group

Nine teams and 40 students represented all four of the UW-Green Bay colleges in the second annual Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The competition is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s College of Health Education and Social Welfare, WiSys Technology Foundation and the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center. First prize and $500 was […]

Student Teaching with a Side of Culture

Brooke Soto (middle) has little trouble convincing her class in Berlin, Germany to pose for a photo.

When the grade point average is met and the coursework is complete, there is one last step an Education major needs to take before earning a teaching license: practical teaching experience. Some might choose to stay around Northeast Wisconsin. Some return to their hometowns. But UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education encourages its students to […]