Monthly Archives: November 2010

Video: Environment at UW-Green Bay’s core

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

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

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

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’

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.