Monthly Archives: August 2019

08/29/2019 - Video: The Phoenix (sculpture) has landed

The introduction to the new sculpture on the Green Bay Campus, “Phoenix Rising,” located at the Cofrin Library entrance, will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson, student leaders and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the short program to speak about the sculpture. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 2:11pm in Close-ups by Daniel Moore

08/29/2019 - The Blitz is on!

The UW-Green Bay Early Bird Blitz is a recruitment promotion in which those who apply early can score two tickets to the Packers vs. Carolina game on Nov. 10. This Packers ticket prize drawing is designed to reward students who tackle their UW-Green Bay college applications early. Eligible participants must complete and submit the UW […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 11:53am in News by Kimberly Vlies

08/29/2019 - Media statements regarding the announcement of interim chancellor at UW-Green Bay

Green Bay, Wis.—Earlier today, UW System President Ray Cross named Sheryl L. Van Gruensven as the interim chancellor of UW-Green Bay. Van Gruensven is UW-Green Bay’s current vice chancellor for business and finance and has served in numerous roles at UW-Green Bay. Van Gruensven will replace Gary L. Miller, effective Sept. 30, 2019, who is […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 11:36am in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

08/29/2019 - Artwork inspired by Richter Museum of Natural History is at center of Lawton Gallery exhibit, Sept. 5-Oct. 3

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Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery announces the opening of the first exhibition of the year, “Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection.” This exhibition, in collaboration with the Center for Biodiversity’s Richter Museum of Natural History, features artists who have created artwork inspired from the Richter’s collection of specimens. […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 3:44am in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - ‘Think Theatre’ series opens with ‘Disgraced’ Thursday, Sept. 12

The Think Theatre Series (much like UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series) is meant to “push the boundaries of idea and form one spoken word at a time.” UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance faculty and special guests invite you to an inspired series of readings that not only entertain but also provoke responses, pose questions and […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 11:37am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - UW-Green Bay Provost Michael Alexander announced as conductor for Copland piece, Weidner Philharmonic Concert

Pre-Concert Dinner added to evening line-up. Tickets on sale, now! Green Bay, Wis. — Michael Alexander, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, will conduct the first piece of music to be played by the Weidner Philharmonic at its inaugural concert, Sept. 28, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The piece […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 11:25am in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Warren Gerds/Critic at Large traces Northern Sky opening to UW-Green Bay roots

Fred ‘Doc’ Heide at the Northern Sky Theater dedication

On Labor Day weekend, the Northern Sky Theater dedicated its new $8 million Creative Center near Fish Creek in Door County. Critic at Large Warren Gerds traces the roots of this Northeast Wisconsin gem all the way back to UW-Green Bay and alumnus Fred ‘Doc’ Heide ’74 (Humanism and Cultural Change). This is a story […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 11:15am in Alumni Rising by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - An auctioned 1923 Packers stock certificate exceeds expectations, alumnus comments

“Any time we evaluate an item that comes in for auction, we place an estimated value,” said Heritage consignment director Chris Nerat, who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2001. “Even though we have the world’s greatest sports memorabilia experts on staff, sometimes our estimate falls way below what our final realized value […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 11:14am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - How ‘The Startup Hub’ looks to boost entrepreneurship in Green Bay

Greater Green Bay dreamers, innovators and entrepreneurs now have access to more startup resources after the recent opening of the “Startup Hub” — a centralized facility offering a wide scope of programming and resources to early stage businesses. …In addition to WTC, the hub is supported by partnerships between the Greater Green Bay Chamber; the […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 11:14am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly