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Archive for December, 2009

Campus Holiday Greeting Cards

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

alumni holiday greeting cards
New this year — take a walk down memory lane with greeting cards featuring your alma mater. You can purchase reasonably priced holiday cards with some of your favorite campus memories, and a 25 percent donation goes back to your Alumni Association for student scholarships and events.

Cost for a box of 24 unique cards is $26.95 plus shipping and handling. You can even personalize your greeting. Preview and order here.

‘Inside’ coming your way

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Inside coverIn the the next issue of Inside UW-Green Bay, your alumni magazine, check out who played a role (many of you) in UW-Green Bay’s largest capital campaign. Also, keep up on your classmates, check out what’s happening with your favorite faculty member and check out the latest University news. Don’t receive the magazine? That means we don’t have your correct mailing address.

Send your update to the Alumni Office at alumni@uwgb.edu before you miss another issue.

Find all your UW-Green Bay news in one spot

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Features, video, photo galleries and more. You can find everything UW-Green Bay at http://www.uwgb.edu/.

Basketball teams top Badgers, others

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Green Bay Phoenix athletics

For the first time in history, both the men’s and women’s Phoenix basketball teams defeated in-state rivals, the UW-Madison Badgers. Both Phoenix teams appear to be headed for a super season. As of this printing the women are undefeated and rank 23rd in the nation. Oh, and don’t forget about swimming! The women are 10-1 with only five meets left before the Horizon championships in February. For everything Green Bay athletics, click on www.greenbayphoenix.com/.

Gurung named Wisconsin Teacher of the Year

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor Regan A. R. Gurung, (Human Development and Psychology) was formally recognized in November as the Wisconsin Professor of the Year. To read more on the recognition, click here; watch video below.

UW-Green Bay’s capital campaign surpasses goal

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

On Dec. 1, Chancellor Thomas K. Harden announced that the University’s Campaign for UW-Green Bay raised more than $30 million, surpassing the original goal of $25 million, and adding 50 new scholarships and other academic enhancements. Click here to read more.

‘Nutcracker’ gets lift from Entwistle, UW-Green Bay

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Could Green Bay’s version of the “Nutcracker Ballet” go on without the help of faculty member Jeff Entwistle and students and alumni from UW-Green Bay? Well, probably, but certainly not as smoothly.

Jeff Entwistle and crewCheck out this mutually beneficial partnership between Your U and local the performing arts scene.

Click here.

Master’s students explore climate change

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Graduate students from the UW-Green Bay Capstone Seminar in Environmental Science and Policy presented their work to a campus and community audience Dec. 1.

climate researchThe packed lecture hall heard that within the next century the weather for Wisconsin could be more like Arkansas or Missouri. And that would have dramatic effects upon Wisconsin’s economy and culture.

To read the full story, click here.

Photo Gallery: Celebrating Kwanzaa

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

On Dec. 5, the annual Kwanzaa ceremony was held at UW-Green Bay for two hours of fellowship and celebration. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the American Intercultural Center. It featured entertainment from the Green Bay-based Nia African Dancers and song from the Youth Gospel Choir of the Divine Temple of God in Christ along with a message from the keynote speaker, Assistant Professor Tohoro Francis Akakpo.

Kwanzaa ceremony

To read more about the event and see pictures, click here.