Monthly Archives: October 2017

10/31/2017 - New Weidner Executive Director is in the news

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts has a new executive and artistic director. The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kenda Meinert has the story, and asked the questions… Yes, she is from Chicago. No, she is not a Bears fan. “I have been a dyed-in-the-wool arts and culture person from a very, very young age. Unfortunately, […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:59am in News by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Humanities event: Luther/Erasmus Debate, Nov. 1

Watch as Humanities Professor Derek Jeffreys and Associate Prof. Chris Martin debate Luther/Erasmus: “On the Freedom of the Enslaved Will.” It will take place Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall 208. This is one of many events planned in conjunction with the “500th Anniversary of the Reformation” event […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:52am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - SAFE Ally Level 1 and 2 training offered

The Pride Center is holding SAFE Ally Level 1 training Friday, Nov. 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. and Level 2 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the 1965 Room, University Union. Learn about recent changes in laws and current social justice advocacy for LGBTQ+ individuals and how to be an ally for people who […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:45am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Prof. Ryan Martin speaks to human trafficking in Press-Gazette column

UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) had a column published in the Green Bay Press-Gazette this weekend (Oct. 28, 2017), entitled, “Society needs to address vulnerabilities to eliminate human trafficking.” Martin and his colleagues have prepared a six-episode podcast on human trafficking, including police officers, economists, policy directors, care and support providers and even the […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:42am in News by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Student Lautenslager shares fishing derby success

The Log shared a few weeks ago about Bellin/UW-Green Bay student Tim Lautenslager’s plan to host a fishing derby for his friend who is fighting melanoma. Lautenslager shared some good news this week: “When I started this I thought 30 boats was a realistic number, 40 was a dream. We ended up registering 57 boats! […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:41am in News by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Video: ‘Ground view’ of hurricane after affect in Puerto Rico

Jemma Lund from the Office of International Education and Prof. Regan Gurung (Human Development, Psychology) spoke with Puerto Rico resident Sayra Gonzalas via video about the desperate need for help for the people of Puerto Rico. There is a shortage of “nearly everything — medication, food and water.” Last week, UW-Green Bay’s Diversity Taskforce raised […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:40am in News by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Marketing and University Communication portrait opportunities

Need a new portrait for your departmental website or LinkedIn profile? UW-Green Bay Marketing and University Communication will host open studio times in Cofrin Library 820 from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13. No individual appointments are needed. During this designated walk-in photo hour, subjects are asked to arrive any time and line up […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:38am in News by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Discussion: ‘Freedom of Individual Speech’ and the ‘Provision of Safe Spaces on Campus’

“Freedom of Individual Speech” and the “Provision of Safe Spaces on Campus” are two of many topics that are the focus of discussion and debate on many campuses across the United States. Students, faculty, staff, leadership and classes are invited to attend Tuesday, Nov.7, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. In the […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:05am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - Abigail Stauffer at Common Grounds Wednesday, Nov. 1

Nationally known LGBTQ+ guitarist and singer Abigail Stauffer and her cellist will be playing in the Common Grounds on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 6:30 to 9 pm. No cover charge due to sponsorship by the Pride Center. Check out her music.

Posted Tue, Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:03am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/31/2017 - UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center celebrates a decade of success

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Members of the campus and community are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the Kress Events Center. The $33 million state-of-the-art facility, is a crown jewel of the UW-Green Bay campus, continually serving a growing student body while housing a first-class home for Green Bay athletics. The students benefit from first-class recreation, health […]