First-Generation Housing on UWGB Campus

Starting college can be an intimidating adjustment, even for those students who have parents or siblings to give advice and insight about college experiences. For first-generation students, having resources of trusted family members or friends to offer them that insight is so helpful to others as they start their college journey.

Adapting During The Pandemic As A Professor

Professors are a considerable part of a student’s success. A good professor can put together a challenging yet engaging lesson plan that helps students get the most out of their education. At the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay (UWGB), students have the opportunity to work with hard-working, career-experienced, and intelligent professors every day. 

Holocaust Required to be Taught in Wisconsin Schools

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed a bill on April 28, 2021, requires all Wisconsin middle and high school social studies courses to teach about the Holocaust and other genocides.  Wisconsin is the 17th state across the country to join in on this bill.  The bill states that all public schools, charter schools, and private schools must teach about the subject once between fifth and eighth grade and once while in high school.

What COVID-19 has Taught the UWGB Community

Thanks to the seemingly never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was a year like never before. Like the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB), college campuses were forced to create new ways for students to learn and interact. Of course, with new experiences and innovation comes the opportunity to learn. UWGB students and staff have learned countless life lessons, skills, and new ways of doing things they will take with them far beyond this COVID-19 environment.

N.E.W Zoo has home for endangered crane species

The N.E.W. Zoo, located in Green Bay, has a new exhibit with the endangered bird, Whooping Cranes. The exhibit houses two young cranes, 7-year-old Hunnicut, also known as Hunni, and 5-year-old McMillan, also named Millie, where they are adjusting well with each other and the Zoos caretakers. While Millie had a tragic end to her wildlife, she has found solace in her new partner, Hunnicut.