Category: Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Saturday, Jan. 14

The 22nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration is Saturday, Jan. 14 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. UW-Green Bay is a sponsor. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a community lunch. Event details are available here. E-mail Jolanda Sallmann (sallmanj@uwgb.edu) or call 920-465-2029 with any questions.

Black History Month Activities

The MLK celebration is the first in a series of Black History Month celebrations in the community. On Feb. 1 the American Intercultural Center is hosting a book reading and discussion — Courage, Community and Hope: Stella by Starlight — a well-told historical fiction book (often intended for younger audiences) about a segregated southern town […]

Video: Brian Sutton’s ‘Searching for Romeo’ opens Thursday

This is NOT Romeo and Juliet. As playwright, UW-Green Bay professor Brian Sutton, explains, “In Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight, marry less than 24 hours after having met and at a time when they’ve spent only about 15 minutes together, after which Romeo kills her cousin in a fit […]

UW-Green Bay receives UW System recognition for honoring vets and active military

Veterans Reception

This week UW-Green Bay was one of six UW institutions recognized for earning UW Vets Certification. This comes on the heels of the annual fall Chancellor’s Veteran Appreciation Reception, held Monday, Nov. 7, to honor vets and active military personnel. The University has long been active in recognizing and honoring its veterans: UW-Green Bay was […]

Problem-focused education on full display with U.S.-Korean alliance discussion at UW-Green Bay

General In-Bum Chun

Interdisciplinary, problem-focused education was on full display recently when University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students and community members came together for a public discussion regarding the U.S. – Korea alliance and current security challenges in East Asia. The program featured guests uniquely qualified to guide conversation including, U.S. Congressman Reid Ribble, who currently serves on the […]

Congressman Reid Ribble visits UWGB Intro. to Policy Class

Reid Ribble

Congressman Reid Ribble was the invited guest of Prof. Aeron Weinschenk’s Introduction to Public Policy class this week. Ribble spoke about the importance of elections in holding government accountable, the role of members of Congress, and his experiences working on legislation. Students were able to ask him questions for about 45 minutes. Chancellor Gary Miller […]

Tomorrow: A Conversation about Turkey

All are welcome to a Global Studies conversation tomorrow, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in the World Unity Room (lower level) of the University Union. The discussion will be led by Ozum Yesiltas (Political Science, St. Norbert College), Alison Staudinger (Democracy & Justice Studies, Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, UW-Green […]