Register for Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers

One-night event provides glimpse into UW-Green Bay experience

GREEN BAY – “Lambeau Lectures: An Evening with UW-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers,” a free event designed to help prospective students and parents experience the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Lambeau Field Atrium (1265 Lombardi Avenue).  This is the second year UW-Green Bay has hosted this event at Lambeau Field. Last year was a huge success with more than 500 attendees.

Award-winning faculty from UW-Green Bay’s top majors including professors Rebecca Meacham, Scott Ashmann, Gaurav Bansal and Ryan Currier will discuss some of their newest and most exciting research in a “TED Talks” style format. Additional presenters include UW-Green Bay alumna and Green Bay Packers Game and Fan Development Manager, Kandi Goltz, and Green Bay Packers starting offensive guard, Lane Taylor.

UW-Green Bay is a Higher Education Partner of the Green Bay Packers. President and chief executive officer of the Green Bay Packers, Mark Murphy, says he is excited about the second year of the Lambeau Lectures program.

“It has been really great to work with UW-Green Bay on this event,” said Murphy. “We are really appreciative of all that UW-Green Bay does in our community. We both strive for Excellence. The Packers strive for excellence on the field and winning championships while UW-Green Bay strives for excellence in the classroom. Lambeau Lectures introduces students and parents to the University’s commitment to high-quality education.”

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for registration and the UW-Green Bay Information Fair. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a reception and hors d’oeuvres at 8 p.m. The event includes admissions and information tables as well as prizes from UW-Green Bay and the Green Bay Packers. Seating is limited. Register before Friday, Feb. 26, 2017. For more information and to register, visit http://www.uwgb.edu/packers/ or call 920-465-2577.

Mini-lectures:

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
You, Reading This, Be Ready: The Invitation of Writing
Rebecca Meacham, Ph.D.
Professor of English, Creative Writing and Humanistic Studies

College of Health, Education and Social Welfare
Eco-K: A Nature-Based Preschool Partnership
by Scott Ashmann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education

Austin E. Cofrin School of Business
Data Visualization in the Age of Big Data
by Gaurav Bansal, Ph.D.
Professor of Management Information Systems

College of Science and Technology
Plumbing Systems of Volcanoes: Lessons from Antarctica
by Ryan Currier, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,700 students. The University transforms lives and communities through exceptional and award-winning teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities and a problem-solving approach to education. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

 

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