Daily Archives: March 13, 2018

03/13/2018 - 6:30 Concert Series – Percussion: Classical to Contemporary

Concert at the Weidner Center, March 29, 2018 Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series continues with “Percussion: Classical to Contemporary” on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public. […]

Posted Tue, Mar. 13, 2018 at 3:43pm in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

03/13/2018 - Keifer Sykes featured in 2018 SXSW Film Festival

Here’s a review of a new documentary featuring UW-Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes ’15 (Communication). “It’s impossible to watch the new documentary Chi-Town, from first-time feature-director Nick Budabin, without thinking of Steve James‘ great 1994 Hoop Dreams (also a first feature). Both movies focus on high-school basketball players from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago, following the up-and-down […]

Posted Tue, Mar. 13, 2018 at 10:25am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

03/13/2018 - Sykes’ journey detailed in ‘Chi-Town’

We will be hearing more about the new documentary featuring former Phoenix men’s basketball player Kiefer Sykes ’15 (communication)…. “‘Chi-Town, ‘the first feature-length documentary by veteran television director Nick Budabin, follows Sykes from a 17-year-old battling for playing time on his high school team to a 24-year-old professional basketball player who has already cashed checks […]

Posted Tue, Mar. 13, 2018 at 10:21am in News by Sue Bodilly

03/13/2018 - Women in Technology (WIT) hosts inaugural meeting

Women in Technology

The inaugural meeting of Women in Technology (WIT) OnCampus — a student organization dedication to bringing women together who are interested in careers in technology, was held Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in the University Union. The event was organized by co-founders Sallie Petty, Liz Quigley and Leah Zorn. Six other students attended along with two […]

Posted Tue, Mar. 13, 2018 at 10:13am in News by Sue Bodilly

03/13/2018 - Green Bay women draw Minnesota in Oregon, game time is Friday, 4 p.m.

“Green Bay women’s basketball coach Kevin Borseth was dreaming of a trip to Hawaii, but Oregon will have to do,” reports USA Today Network’s Scott Venci. “UWGB received a No. 7 seed and will play No. 10 Minnesota in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday in Eugene, Oregon, after brackets were released […]

Posted Tue, Mar. 13, 2018 at 9:58am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

03/13/2018 - First-year student Zoe Betancourt named Newman Civic Fellow

Matthew Dornbush, David Coury, Zoe Betancourt, Alison Staudinger and Chancellor Gary Miller

Award recognizes her potential to increase civic engagement Zoe Betancourt, a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay first-year student from Cudahy, Wis., has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 268 student leaders nationwide recognized by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among the next generation of civic leaders. According to Campus Compact — a […]