Category: Leading & Learning

Doing a Double Take: Twins receive Weyenberg and Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships

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They share the same work ethic, values and leadership goals. They even have the same grade point average. And one day, they hope to be business partners. Twins Kody and Kyle Klumb, both UW-Green Bay Business Administration majors, have begun a collection of  prestigious awards and recognition. In spring, each received a $2,500 scholarship that […]

New mural is now ‘live’ at the Weidner Center

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Same artist, different mural. Local artist and national artist Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design Arts) created a new mural on the UW-Green Bay campus. This time it’s backstage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Thomas created his first mural while still a student — a 50th anniversary mural on the exterior of the Studio Arts […]

Prof. Fermanich educates at NEW Water and NASA announcement

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UW-Green Bay Professor Kevin Fermanich talks water quality at announcement On May 30, 2019, NEW Water announced a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to further the scientific knowledge of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. As part of their announcement, UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) helped educate area leaders on […]

Veteran TV meteorologist desires change of climate, sets course for the classroom

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After 23 years in television weather-forecasting, Green Bay meteorologist Doug Higgins sensed a change in the climate of the newsroom. “I kind of hit my own ‘glass ceiling’” he recalls. “I loved what I was doing and the people I worked with, but I could tell the news business was changing and I could not […]

Jordyn Gaurkee: Turning trauma into advocacy

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UW-Green Bay student Jordyn Gaurkee ’20 (Democracy and Justice Studies) used a traumatic experience to shape her future for the better, and to better advocate for others in need. For her passion and commitment to social justice, she was named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, recognized nationwide by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among […]

Haiku! Bless you!

In celebration of National Haiku Poetry Day observed yesterday (April 17, 2019) UW-Green Bay put out a call to the University community, alumni and friends to share their #uwgbhaiku. Dean Chuck Rybak (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) shares the history and some insight on the ancient expression. His spontaneous haiku: The sun has […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance presents ‘Julius Caesar’ April 26-27 & May 2-4

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GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre & Dance will be presenting “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare April 26-27 and May 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. The play is directed by Guest Artist Alan Kopischke. A decorated general and ambitious politician, Julius Caesar […]

Green Bay Audubon chapter takes part in National Audubon D.C. Fly-In

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The UW-Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter, which has been recognized as the first Audubon college chapter in the nation, participated in a “fly-in” hosted by the National Audubon Society in Washington, D.C., April 10-12, 2019. The purpose of the fly in was to put people who are passionate about birds and conservation in front […]

Photos: High school students flex academic muscles at UW-Green Bay this week

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It’s a competition that dates back decades, and for the last two years, UW-Green Bay has had the privilege of hosting. The 2019 Academic Competition brought more than 375 competitors from 15 Northeast Wisconsin schools to the Green Bay Campus on Tuesday, April 9. Students were accompanied by 50 high school teachers who served as […]

The Teaching Press at UW-Green Bay Launches with First Book, Open House, April 4, 2019

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The Teaching Press at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will premiere its first publication, a collection of poems by Tim Weyenberg, on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library, Room 125D (ground floor). This event is free and open to the public. The Teaching Press is a brand new, […]