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Archive for August, 2008

Trips to Europe of 2009

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

UW-Green Bay partners with Go Next travel and fellow UW System schools to offer first-class, affordable international tour packages. Read more about the spring and fall 2009 tour options.

Wanted: Your input on the new chancellor

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

You may have heard that your University is searching for a new chancellor. What’s your take on chancellor qualifications? Of all the attributes expected of a future leader, which ones are most important to you?

The search committee put together a survey to gauge your opinion. Go to this Web page to take the survey, and to check back on the search process. Or visit with the search committee in person: Open forums – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., August 25, Brown County Library, downtown Green Bay or noon to 1 p.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., August 26 in Room 103 of the University Union.

Join in on the Campus Common Theme discussion

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

New on campus this year, is the Campus Common Theme. “Waging War, Waging Peace” is the subject, and campus would like you to be engaged. Common readings, lectures, displays are in the works. Watch this website for

Interest soaring in new “Northwoods” degree

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Interest in the new partnership between Nicolet College and UW-Green Bay has soared in recent weeks. Read the press release.

National Railroad Museum exhibit is a Kersten idea, with Taylor tie

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Prof. Andrew KerstenA new exhibit at the National Railroad Museum spawned from a suggestion by Prof. Andrew Kersten and his history students. Last year, Kersten had his history seminar students help create an educational strategic plan for the museum. While meeting with the museum’s executive director, Kersten suggested an exhibit on the Pullman porters, the men who served passengers on trains. There’s also a historic tie with the family of well-known UW-Green Bay alumnus Steve Taylor. Click for more.

Weidner Center season calendar

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

singles.jpgSeinfeld, Sara Evans and more, at the Weidner Center.

Grants help students study natural areas

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Four University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will receive grants from the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity to support research projects — from earthworms to owls — on UW-Green Bay’s managed natural areas. Read more.

Phuture Phoenix Program receives major donations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Student taking advantage of free bus service

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008