1. UW-Green Bay graduate uses his Business Administration degree to bolster the business side of video games

    Photo of Ben Kvalo smiling for cameras at the 2019 Netflix movie premiere of “Velvet Buzzsaw”

    The letterboard sign on UW-Green Bay alum Ben Kvalo’s desk asks a tongue-in-cheek question: “Wait, Netflix has games?” And the answer is: It sure does! That is partially because of Kvalo, who worked tirelessly to grow the Netflix gaming division from the ground up into a global platform, much like the streaming service did for […]

  2. Bank on Lamarr, UW-Green Bay graduate

    Photo of Lamarr Banks

    Lamarr Banks is not just a people person; he’s an entrepreneurial people person with a passion for business models, ideas, and technologies. As the Urban Hub Community Manager for the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Economic Development team, his role involves developing entrepreneurial programming and making connections between diverse personalities, opportunities, and resources. “I grew up in a […]

  3. Green Bay Estuary digital archives collection launch

    Photo in new Green Bay Estuary digital archives

    The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has a long history of significant water-related research and education programs related to the Green Bay Estuary. Since its beginning, the University has been environmentally focused, with faculty and students creating a long history of water-related research. Now, UW-Green Bay is the state lead for the designation of a Green Bay […]

  4. Water-quality monitoring program connects teens to environment – Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin

    Photo of students collecting water data: Data collected by high school students contributes to long-term monitoring of the Fox Valley watershed. (Photo courtesy of Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin)

    When Dana Lex, a science teacher at West De Pere High School, was approached by UW-Green Bay faculty in 2006 to participate in a new water-quality monitoring program, she jumped at the opportunity to create a course that would get students outdoors. “I’ve built my environmental science class around this project, and I feel it […]

  5. UW-Green Bay works with 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers to offer a new ‘History of the Green Bay Packers’ noncredit certificate program

    Photo of Lambeau Field. UW-Green Bay is collaborating with the Green Bay Packers to offer a noncredit certificate on the “History of the Green Bay Packers.” Registration is open now and classes start in September. (Graphic created by UW-Green Bay with permission from the Green Bay Packers)

    Registration is open now; classes start in September UW-Green Bay, working in collaboration with 13-time World Champion Green Bay Packers, is offering a new History of the Green Bay Packers noncredit certificate program. Fans can learn the greatest story in sports by exploring the iconic history of the Packers in eight sessions available live online on […]

  6. UW-Green Bay: Meet a high school senior with a college degree

    Photo of Aylin Galaviz, photo courtesy of Dan Moore, University Photographer

    Ponder upon this compelling academic conundrum: How can a student wear the hat of a sophomore and a senior concurrently? The solution becomes clear when you meet a Rising Phoenix, like Aylin Galaviz. She’s a senior at Lincoln High School in Manitowoc and, at the same time, a sophomore at the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc campus. This fascinating […]

  7. Marinette students are showing the region that they mean business

    Photo of UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus students enjoying a warm walk to class.

    Strong management skills are in high demand in nearly every profession, and especially in today’s business environment. Now college students can earn a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA) in Management at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, while rarely leaving the Marinette region. Hilary Homa “I had wanted to get started on a bachelor’s degree for a long […]

  8. UW-Green Bay: An artist rediscovers her muse

    Photo of Kasie Lin Bazan, art major, posing with two pieces of her artwork inside Studio Arts' 407 Gallery. UW-Green Bay, Sue Pischke University Photographer

    Kasie Lin Bazan still remembers her first art exhibition, on the family refrigerator. “My mom, especially, has always been very encouraging with my art and signed me up for art classes when I was younger. So, I assumed that I was as good as Leonardo or anybody else.” With her mom’s encouragement and DaVinci’s inspiration, […]

  9. A new UW-Green Bay program is igniting the passion in those who desire to serve and impact change

    iStock photo representing new UWGB program to start enrolling in fall 2023

    New Master of Public Administration program enrolling now for September 2023 start A decades-long drive to prepare people to serve in leadership positions such as city managers, directors of nonprofit organizations, and county administrators is on the horizon. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is now enrolling its first students in a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. […]

  10. Nonprofit professionals gain education and insight at inaugural spring conference

    Photo of attendees at the sold-out inaugural Nonprofit Education & Development Network Conference, held on April 5, 2023, at Lambeau Field.

    The inaugural Nonprofit Education & Development Network Conference, held on April 5, 2023, at Lambeau Field was a sold-out event! The event, ‘Nonprofit Resilience: Reset, Renew & Inspire,’  brought together more than 250 talented thought leaders and community members from the nonprofit sector to focus on building resilience and helping to inspire industry professionals. The one-day event […]