When Wisconsinites hear the term “Viking,” it often turns to the NFL football team, the Minnesota Vikings. This Viking Festival is nothing of that sort. Instead, this festival celebrates the history of the Vikings.
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.
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Online college courses have become scarce after a year of mostly virtual schooling due to COVID-19.
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.
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.
The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay (UWGB) offers a wide range of summer courses for students.
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.
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.
As the year continues, we inch closer to warmer weather here in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Titletown, a community development just west of Lambeau Field, will continue what is known as their Campfire Fridays, a fun-filled experience for family and friends to gather around a campfire.