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H.J. “Bud” Harris on ‘Eco U’ and sustainability

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

“In 1970, UWGB’s whole mission was billed as an environmental institution… One of the things that then happened was that we changed people’s ideas about the benefits of a restored Fox River and bay… That basic foundation has proved to be the wave of the future. This University is poised to be a leader again.” […]

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Dan Madigan on ‘Eco U’ and sustainability

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

“This University is putting it front and center and helping businesses understand the need to be environmentally sensitive… It’s core to the University’s principles. You can see it in the faculty and also the students coming out of here who are ready to go to work. They’re job ready.” — Dan Madigan, president, FEECO International

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Anthony Rieth on ‘Eco U’ and sustainability

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | December 17, 2010

“I think there’s a great history here… We’ve got professors that have the experience of being part of the original (environmental) movement. Then we’ve got students who are part of the sustainable movement. From faculty to students, there’s interest the whole way.” — Anthony Rieth ’10, master’s student

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Jessica Nell on diversity

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | October 13, 2010

“Without diversity people don’t understand what the world is really like. People can get stuck in their own bubble… and become afraid of the unknown.” — Jessica Nell, Senior, Social Work major

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Fernando Chavarria on diversity

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | October 13, 2010

“Sometimes walls and biases are created not because of racism but simply because of lack of knowledge. So to tear down those kinds of walls… the message of diversity needs to be out there.” — Fernando Chavarria, Junior Communication major

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Quita Paul on diversity

Filed under: Conversations, Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | October 13, 2010

“When people often think of diversity it’s often a racial concept but for me diversity is all about meeting people who have different interests, different backgrounds.” — Quita Paul, Senior Communication major

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Candance Hulsey on the Phoenix

Filed under: Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | February 12, 2010

“To me, the Phoenix symbolizes unity and power … the new (Athletics) logo is more intense and takes it to a higher level.” -Candance Hulsey, Class of 2010

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Rich Spangenberg on the Phoenix

Filed under: Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | February 12, 2010

“I like the Phoenix as the UW-Green Bay mascot. I think it fits. In the fall of the year, when the students come back the campus is rejuvenated. With each athletics team, each year the seniors leave and the new freshmen come in, so the team is reborn.” -Rich Spangenberg, Class of 1971

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Christopher Sampson on the Phoenix

Filed under: Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | February 12, 2010

“I think it’s interesting that 40 years ago we were the first school in the country to choose the Phoenix as a nickname. The singular mascot — only one phoenix lives at a time, according to mythology — was also unusual, but the idea was to symbolize the closeness of the team, university and community. […]

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Matt Hallam on H1N1 Flu

Filed under: Your View | by Office of the Chancellor | October 1, 2009

“I think the response has been appropriate. What else are you really going to do? You have to do something, but you can’t walk everybody around… Worrying doesn’t change whether or not you get it.” -Matt Hallam, Senior, Human Biology

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