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.

The Laramie Project

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has put on many plays throughout the last few years. From the earlier Faithful and Only for Now to the most recent one of Twilight, Los Angeles, 1992. This year, the theatre program performed The Laramie Project. The Laramie Project follows the story of a murder in 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming. The play shows off the problematic journey through hatred and senseless violence to forgive and hope in the Laramie community. UWGB live-streamed the play from April 29 to May 2, and tickets to the event were free.

Teaching Experience is Not Just for Education Majors

Communication students at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay know all about working together and building relationships. The courses offered and the professors’ expertise allow students to flourish in their communication skills. Some students may want to gain that extra resource or engage in certain subjects more. They can achieve these goals by becoming a teaching assistant for various courses offered in the Communication department.

Composting at UWGB

The University of Wisconsin- Green Bay started a composting program in the Fall of 2020, the compost comes from the food waste in the union. It is thriving and moving the University in a green direction.