Category: Press Releases

Janet Planet Returns to Weidner Center at Jazz Fest 48 with the Green Bay Jazz Orchestra

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay presents Jazz Fest 48 starring Janet Planet on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Now in its 48th year, Jazz Fest is a celebration of all things jazz. One of the oldest of its kind in Wisconsin, Jazz Fest 48 encompasses a full day of student performances, clinics and […]

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series, Duo Piano Recital, is ‘warm-up’ for Winter Olympics concert in South Korea

Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong present a duo-pianist concert

Green Bay, Wis. — When University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong, present a duo-pianist concert at 6:30 p.m. Feb.5, 2018, it will be with preparation in mind for a Feb. 13, 2018 concert in Pyeongchang, South Korea, host site of the Winter Olympics. Hong and Rector were in Korea last May […]

UW-Green Bay dedicates new collaborative space, Library Commons, Jan. 23


GREEN BAY — UW-Green Bay’s David A. Cofrin Library receives more than 120,000 visitors annually. If the past semester is any indication, a new Library Commons on the plaza (second floor) level, will likely propel those annual visits. A brief program and ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23 beginning at 2 p.m. on […]

Joniaux named Special Assistant to UW-Green Bay Chancellor, Gary L. Miller

GREEN BAY —Ben Joniaux has been named the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s special assistant to Chancellor Gary L. Miller. In this role, Joniaux acts as a senior advisor to the Chancellor and serves as a liaison between the Chancellor’s Office and various constituencies. His primary role is to ensure that the University’s planning efforts, the […]

Applications now being accepted for the prestigious ‘Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence’

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business is accepting nominations for the 2018 Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence. In recognition of Tim Weyenberg’s personal, business, and community impact, the Cofrin School of Business will present two prizes for business excellence that are being named the “Weyenberg Prize” in […]

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

UW-Green Bay is one of five UW institutions to share NASH grant

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin System is one of four higher education systems nationwide to be awarded a two-year grant from the National Association of System Heads (NASH), an organization of the chief executives of 46 public colleges and university systems in the United States. The $150,000 grant will be used to advance the […]

UW-Green Bay hosts community Kwanzaa event, Saturday, Dec. 9

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host a Kwanzaa Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union. Students, staff, faculty and community are invited to learn about the cultural holiday while enjoying festive music and dancing from the Nefertari Dance Company, […]

Media Advisory: UW-Green Bay Students to Perform ‘Twitter Reenactment’ of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880, Dec. 6

Followed by Public Talk by Firefighter and Author David Siegel Green Bay, Wis. — Twenty-eight UW-Green Bay History students will shine a light on a near-forgotten event in Green Bay history, the Great Green Bay Fire of Sep. 20, 1880. The ‘Twitter Reenactment’ of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880 will take place Wednesday, […]