Tag: Transformation

Video: Transforming power of a UW-Green Bay degree

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What do we mean about the transforming power of a UW-Green Bay degree? UW-Green Bay faculty and staff and our community partners, take the dreams of our current students and do everything in our power to help turn them into reality. That may mean introducing students to key contacts in the community, or preparing them […]

December ’15 Commencement: Day in photos

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An audience of 2,000 joined several hundred faculty, staff and dignitaries in celebrating the achievements of the fall/winter 2015 graduating class at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 19). About 450 students were eligible to participate in the program at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Chancellor Gary L. Miller (at […]

‘Model United Nations’ class leads to deeper understanding

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Students in UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Elizabeth Wheat’s Introduction to Global Politics and Policy classes say United Nations simulations motivate and engage them on a deeper level. The assigned project gives them a better level of understanding as they research policy issues affecting other countries. “You can only get so much taking notes and trying […]

TV success preempts college degree… until now

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As a junior in high school nearly 50 years ago, Tom McCarey couldn’t have known that getting a part-time, entry-level position in the production department at WBAY-TV would be the start of a long and distinguished broadcasting career. By the time he retired from WBAY two years ago, he had been a television news journalist […]

Stockpiling ideas: Planning students aid Stockbridge

Stockbridge, Wis. villiage officials posing with UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael Dreckschmidt, Samantha Champine, Casey Murphy and Courtney Maye.

Students in the Urban and Regional Planning theory course taught by Prof. Marcelo Cruz traveled to the Calumet County village of Stockbridge Wednesday night to share with the Village Board ideas for the community’s future development. Posing with village officials were four UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael […]

HOOAH! Student rallies campus, community for vets

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Nicholas Gries, a nontraditional student at UW-Green Bay, has had many experiences in his life that have made him the man he is today. But it is his military experience that drives his current passion to dive further, dig deeper — both at the University, and in service to his community.

One million: Kress Events Center nears user milestone

Some time Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 4, 2015), the Kress Events Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will record its one-millionth fitness-and-recreation patron visit. Jeff Krueger, director of operations, says he and Kress staff members will pay close attention to the count Wednesday as it nears 1,000,0000. They’re planning to award a prize package with […]

This November, wild rice is for seeding, not stuffing


Remember the grant received by Natural and Applied Sciences faculty members to pilot the restoration of native wild rice, bulrush and wild celery stands in the lower bay? This just in: Researchers have obtained 350 pounds of rice and are targeting Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 17, to seed areas near the mouth of Duck Creek as […]