Category: Close-ups

Charlie Berens kept ‘er movin’ at sold-out Weidner Show

Charlie Berens

Comedian Charlie Berens took advantage of Wisconsinites’ ability to laugh at themselves at his sold-out Weidner Center show, March 7, 217. His viral comedy series, “The Manitowoc Minute” has landed in hundreds of thousands of households. It seems that making fun of our, well, Canadian dialect, is fair fodder, in regions well beyond the Midwest. […]

Photos: Engineering and STEM Center News Conference

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On the heels of Friday’s unanimous UW System Board of Regents approval of a Mechanical Engineering program and other critical components of a University-Community shared vision for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at UW-Green Bay, the University and two community partners today (Feb. 12, 2018) shared additional details on how they plan to quickly […]

Photos: Jazz Fest 48

Jazz Fest 48

UW-Green Bay hosted its 48th annual Jazz Fest, a celebration of all things jazz, on Saturday (Jan. 27, 2018). One of the oldest of its kind in Wisconsin, Jazz Fest 48 encompassed a full day of student performances, clinics and master classes. The festival culminated in student performances followed by the professional Green Bay Jazz Orchestra […]

Looking back: Founding Chancellor thanks those who helped make the Weidner Center the envy of the Midwest

The Edward W. Weidner Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 1993 and marked the beginning of a new era of arts and entertainment for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. David Cofrin offered the seed gift to begin planning the state of the Weidner on two conditions: the Center must be located on […]

The Top 10 UW-Green Bay photos (plus two) from 2017

It’s been another great year at UW-Green Bay. Looking back on 2017, UW-Green Bay photographer/videographer Dan Moore ’00 (Communication) pulled 10 (plus two) of his favorite images from the year, presented in no particular order. Cofrin Library Star-Trails I’ve wanted to try out this effect for some time, and the cover shoot for the spring […]

Video: Graduates look forward, and appreciate the recent past

Here’s a quick video review of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 December Commencement and interviews with recent graduates Riley Garbe, Kathryn Donovan and Cody Becker.

December 2017 commencement in photos

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It was an epic Commencement Day for the 437 UW-Green Bay graduates, friends and family gathered on campus at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The ceremony included an inspiring and emotional commencement address from a Phuture Phoenix graduate who defied the odds to earn his degree and words […]

Hats off to our UW-Green Bay graduates

Decorated grad cap "She believed she could so she did!"

Hats off to the creative UW-Green Bay December 2017 graduates who took advantage of the opportunity to express themselves through mortarboard art. UW-Green Bay celebrated its graduating seniors on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos […]

Photos: Music’s busy season

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It’s been a busy season for UW-Green Bay music. End-of-semester performances included Jazz Ensembles I and II on Nov. 21; the 630 Concert Series — Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool — on Nov. 29; Vocal Jazz Ensemble singing Doo-Wop on Nov. 30; Wind Ensemble/Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band on Dec. 01 and the Concert […]