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Archive for November, 2010

Video: Environment at UW-Green Bay’s core

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

When the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was founded, its biggest mission was to have the environment at its core. This was a new type of university for the era. Getting students out of the classroom and making an impact on the environment was, and still is, essential to UW-Green Bay.

To see how it started and where we are now, click here for the video and the article.

Nominations Alumni Earth Caretaker Award

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Nominations are open for the EMBI Alumni Earth Caretaker Award. To view the criteria or make a nomination, visit the EMBI site.

Do you know a UW-Green Bay alum who has been widely recognized for their work in the areas of sustainability, environmental management, environmental policy or another closely related area? Then, nominate them for the Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) Alumni Earth Caretaker Award.

Read more about last year’s winner, Paul Tower.

Neil Diboll ’78 to address graduates

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Neil Diboll, class of 1978Neil Diboll, a 1978 UW-Green Bay graduate, will be the University’s commencement speaker, Dec. 18 at the Weidner Center.

Diboll is the owner of Prairie Nursery Inc., which produces native plants and seeds and designs native landscapes. He is recognized nationally for his work in championing the use of prairie plants and native trees, shrubs and wetland plants in contemporary American landscapes.

Commencement Reception, Dec. 18

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

commencementAlumni, friends and recent graduates are invited to the annual commencement reception for new graduates from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18 at Titletown Brewing. Enjoy complimentary beverages, soda and hors d’oeuvres, and enter the drawing to win a door prize. See you there!

See the photo gallery from the May 2010 Commencement reception at Titletown.

Mark your calendar for ‘Business Week’

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Cofrin School of Business is celebrating Business Week, February 21-24, with a series of activities including a presentation from Sam MacMillan, vice president and account executive for Hewlett-Packard and his son, Andy MacMillan, vice president of product management, for Oracle Enterprise 2.0. The public is invited. Stay tuned for a detailed posting in the near future. This is a campus Common Theme event.

Nominate a colleague for an Alumni Award

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Your Alumni Association is calling for nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award and Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. View criteria at

• Deadline for nominations is January 1, 2011.
• Alumni Awards presentation is Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Cruise the Mediterranean, Greek Isles, Alaska

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Go Next Travel CruiseGo Next Travel has two cruises scheduled for 2011:

• Mediterranean and Greek Isles, April 2-13
• Alaskan Frontiers and Glaciers, August 4-14

UW-Green Bay alumni receive special discounts.

Click here for more information.

Join faculty/students for a course in Italy

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Tones of Florence Travel Course is offered through UW-Green Bay March 12-20, 2011. The course is a faculty-led, seven-day field experience to Florence, Italy. Field activities will be led by professors Sarah Meredith Livingston and John Salerno. E-mail the Alumni Office, for details and an itinerary.

Call us about a master’s degree

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Thinking about pursuing a master’s degree? Your options at your alma mater include social work, management (spend a semester in France), education and environmental science and policy. We’re a click away or contact us at (920) 465-2123 or and we’ll help you get started.