Category: Media Coverage

‘Wowza’ for Weidner

It was a four-standing ovation/encore night at the Weidner Center last night when Mnozil Brass graced the stage. Entertainment critic at large Warren Gerds described it as “merry musical mirth.” It’s been a big and busy month for the Weidner Center with 10 shows in 10 days, two sellouts among them, and the likelihood of […]

Press-Gazette chronicles 50 UWGB performances in 50 years

“From Seinfeld to Fallon to Cash and Hootie, the University has hosted hundreds of big names.” The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinert, chronicles her favorites. “Green Bay’s entertainment landscape of the past 50 years would look far different without the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay,” she writes. “Since it was founded in 1965, UWGB has hosted thousands […]

Faculty note: Kaye talks FDR’s vision for Four Freedoms on NPR

“Seventy-one years ago, Franklin Delano Roosevelt died suddenly, and the world wondered what would happen next. FDR’s death came during the crux of World War II — less than four weeks before the Germans surrendered. Without FDR’s guidance, Americans had a hard time imagining how they would confront the world. But before the war began, FDR […]

Furlong, Weinschenk among ‘media experts’

Phones are ringing off the hook from local media outlets for expert testimony regarding elections. We’ve uncovered a few interviews with our faculty members and Dean Scott Furlong. Furlong on the history of Wisconsin candidates, WBAY Weinschenk: Trump’s supporters love him despite antics, The News&Observer Weinschenk: ‘Crazy swings’ in Wisconsin make it hard to predict

MSNBC Town Hall featuring Donald Trump

Chris Matthews in Fort Howard Hall

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay welcomed MSNBC and Chris Matthews for a special Town Hall meeting today (Wednesday, March 30, 2016). Matthews’ special guest: Presidential nominee Donald Trump. Held in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, approximately 200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members attended the special recording, slated […]

Giant slayers, bracket busters, national media gives a nod to the Phoenix


Sports Illustrated, USA Today,… the national media outlets have something to say about Green Bay men’s and women’s basketball programs — mostly complimentary. Some national outlets are predicting that the Green Bay programs could be this year’s Giant Slayers.  Sports Illustrated: High-flying Phoenix capturing attention for speed of game Upsets that could ruin your […]