Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds highlighted upcoming Weidner Center performances in two Wednesday (Dec. 17) columns on holiday entertainment in our area. The first profiles the large-scale Holiday Pops concert that features the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, Dudley Birder Chorale and Birder Studio of Performing Arts presenting a program of Christmas carols and holiday favorites. […]
The 19th Annual Faculty Development Conference will be held Jan. 21, 2015 in the University Union. This year’s theme is “Engaging Students as Partners in Teaching and Learning: A High Impact Practice for All.” Emerging research suggests that engaging students as partners in teaching and learning has a potential to enhance, and perhaps even transform, […]
UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller shook plenty of hands and handed out hundreds of diplomas Saturday (Dec. 13) at the Weidner Center. He also presented an honorary doctorate to UW-Green Bay community advocate Ginny Riopelle. The University 45th mid-year commencement was the first for Miller since he arrived on campus in August.
UWGB Social has a terrific Facebook photo gallery up today in which some of tomorrow’s graduating seniors are sharing sneak peeks at their mortarboard messages and artistic designs. There are already a couple dozen really creative examples posted to the site.
The stress-busting therapy dogs were back at the Cofrin Library Thursday (Dec. 11), continuing an enjoyable winter finals-week tradition that lets students take a fun and furry study break. About a dozen dogs from the Packerland Kennel Club lapped up the attention while defusing students’ stress from 3-5 p.m. on the library’s fourth floor. NBC […]
It’s a holiday tradition for Prof Sarah Meredith Livingston and her vocal students to make a caroling tour of campus at semester’s end. On Thursday, Chancellor Gary Miler and wife Georgia enjoyed the music outside his office.
The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinert encourages readers to check out comedian/musician Bo Burnham’s February UW-Green Bay show in a column that ran Thursday (Dec. 11) in the paper’s “Weekend” section. “A favorite with the college crowd,” Burnham “is known for irreverent, politically incorrect comedy on nearly any kind of platform imaginable — Comedy Central, […]
UW-Green Bay’s Art Agency will present a Student Art Sale from 5-9 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 13) at Kavarna Coffeehouse, 143 N. Broadway. All proceeds will benefit Art Agency, which runs a number of programs and brings visiting artists, dancers and lecturers to campus. Attendees will be able to shop, mingle with the artists and check […]
Our previous item advertising the Union’s January ping-pong tournament drew such a positive response, Lee Reinke says they’ve also heard from enough beginner-type players that they’ll be offering a second bracket. There will be a Beginners Bracket (Ping Bracket) and an Advanced Bracket (Pong Bracket). Therefore, don’t let being a beginner stop you from joining […]
No, it’s not the Drake that got punched out by Diddy earlier this week, it’s the Drake Bulldogs, a Division I college basketball team from the Missouri Valley Conference. They’ll be visiting the Resch Center for a 4 p.m. tipoff Saturday (Dec. 13). UW-Green Bay is in unchartered territory as the nation’s top team in […]