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The following non-profit organizations partner with Voyageur for the development and publishing of Voyageur.




UWGB Brown Co. Historical Society St. Norbert

The University of Wisconsin Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was founded in 1965, succeeding a former two-year state community college (called a center campus) located in the city. UWGB first opened for classes at its rustic new 700-acre site, located along the bay of Green Bay on the northeast side of the city, in 1969.

In addition to academic buildings, UWGB has a variety of interesting places on campus. They include the eight-story David A. Cofrin Library, the 2,000-seat Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, the University Theatre, the Lawton Gallery and Gallery 407, the Richter Natural History Museum, the UW Sea Grant Institute, the Phoenix Bookstore, the Phoenix Sports Center, the nine-hole Shorewood Golf Course, the University Union, the Ecumenical Center, the International Student Center and the American Intercultural Center.

Additional campus places of interest include a regional archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society at the Area Research Center in the Cofrin Library, the Voyageur magazine office, the Community Center for campus housing, WPNE public radio and WPNE public television, NEWIST educational television, WPFR campus radio, the Fourth Estate student newspaper, Communiversity Park, an observation tower on the Niagara Escarpment overlooking the university, and a series of winding trails through the campus, part of the Cofrin Arboretum & Center for Biodiversity.

The Brown County Historical Society

The Brown County Historical Society was founded in 1899 as the Green Bay Historical Society by a group of local history enthusiasts. It's one of the two oldest affiliated societies of the Wisconsin Historical Society

The Brown County Historical Society maintains and operates Hazelwood Historic House Museum, located near downtown Green Bay and the oldest house in the city on its original site. Situated along the Fox River and the new Fox River Trail, the home was built in 1837 by pioneers Morgan and Elizabeth Martin and was occupied by the family for nearly a century. Mr. Martin coauthored Wisconsin's Constitution and chaired the state's second constitutional convention. Hazelwood's lower level houses the Historical Society's offices.

The Brown County Historical Society provides a variety of historical services. They include the Hazelwood museum, Voyageur, The Historical Bulletin newsletter, the Hazelnut Gallery gift shop, the Kellogg Preservation Library, gardens, exhibits, group tours, special events at Hazelwood throughout the year, the Nicolet Landing project, cemetery walks, speakers, book publishing, an awards program, oral history, a variety of activities in historic preservation and an annual dinner meeting. The Society through Voyageur has also cosponsored the publication of a 120-page teacher's guide for teaching history in Northeast Wisconsin schools.

St. Norbert College

St. Norbert College is a four-year Catholic college in the liberal arts and sciences founded by the Norbertine Order of priests in 1898. The scenic urban campus, part of which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is located along the Fox River adjacent to downtown De Pere just south of Green Bay.

In addition to academic buildings, St. Norbert also has a variety of interesting places. They include the Todd Wehr Library, the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts, the F. K. Bemis International Center, the Carol & Robert Bush Art Center, the Campus Ministry, the Carriage House, the Kress Inn, historic Main Hall, the Roland & Helen Murphy Admission/Visitors Center, the Baer-Grant Street-Roemer Malls, Old St. Joseph Church, the Pennings Activity Center, the St. Norbert Bookstore and the St. Joseph Priory.

Other campus locations of interest include the Schuldes Sports Center, the Shrine of Mary, the Frank J. & Margaret Sensenbrenner Memorial Student Union, the Shakespeare Garden, the St. Norbert College Survey Center, the St. Norbert Times student newspaper, Townhouse Village, the Ray Vanden Heuvel Family Campus Center and adjacent boating docks along the Fox River, and the Van Dyke Alumni House. The St. Norbert Abbey is located two miles northeast of the college at a separate location in De Pere.