Category: Media Coverage

“Lombardi” coming to Weidner Center for 17 performances, starting this Friday (Feb. 22)

“Lombardi” will be performed at the Weidner Center from Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 through Sunday, Mar. 10, 2019. The play about Vince Lombardi captures the Green Bay Packers coach at a crucial time in Packers and league history. “Weidner Center audiences can expect some heat,” Warren Gerds writes. Read more about the performance. 

Fox 11 gives insight in the debut of ‘Lombardi’ at the Weidner Center this weekend

Almost nine years after Vince Lombardi made his Broadway debut, the legendary Packers coach will be on stage in Green Bay, starting this weekend. The play “Lombardi” begins a 16-day run on Friday in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall, on the UW-Green Bay campus. Fox 11 has coverage as does WIXX.

Alumnus Nerat talks priceless treasures including a hat worn by Lombardi

“The Vince Lombardi hat was in a Green Bay Packers duffle bag; the other treasures in a portable metal safe, about four decades old,” the story reads. “It’s not exactly like finding a dozen Mickey Mantle rookie cards in the attic, but the family of longtime Packers trainer Dominic Gentile recently uncovered some historic mementos that […]

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft writes about the Green New Deal

UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written an article for the Tri-City Herald that focuses on the Green New Deal. “The short answer to the core question is that a Green New Deal in some form may well be feasible as well as affordable,” Kraft writes. Read the full article.

Faculty note: Prof. Shelton quoted in Washington Post

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton is in the news again, this time in The Washington Post story, “Teacher strikes made 2018 the biggest year for worker protest in a generation.” “It’s a return to prominence for a profession that took the lead in the late 1960s and ‘70s, when educators fought for basic bargaining rights and, […]

Marinette Campus to host book discussion on ‘Addictions Impact on Families’

It’s no secret drug abuse affects a user’s family as much as it does themselves. An event being planned for next month will dive a little deeper into that topic. On Wednesday, March 20, UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, and the Women’s Giving Circle of Marinette and Menominee Counties, will host a community-wide discussion about the […]