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‘After Thoughts’ series for women continues Sept. 20 at UW-Green Bay

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After a successful inaugural year, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is poised to kick off an engaging new season of its After Thoughts series of programs for women.

Designed to connect women in the community with UW-Green Bay, After Thoughts gatherings showcase UW-Green Bay faculty and staff and convene women after their workdays for learning, enrichment and fun. The sessions provide “After Thoughts” for participants to take with them when they leave.

Each of the After Thoughts sessions will take place from 5-7 p.m. in the Grand Foyer of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on the UW-Green Bay campus.

Kim Nielsen Kim Nielsen
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011
UW-Green Bay professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies, will present “Jane Addams and the Challenge of a Living Democracy.”
Susan Frost Susan Frost
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
UW-Green Bay associate lecturer in Humanistic Studies and president of Frost Marketing Communications, Inc. will present “The Lust to Shop: From Romanticism to Modernism in a Shoebox.”
Laura Hollingsworth Laura Hollingsworth, ’89
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
UW-Green Bay alumna and president and publisher of The Des Moines Register will present the first talk of the spring semester.
Laura Riddle Laura Riddle
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
UW-Green Bay professor of Theatre and managing director of Theatre Productions, will present the final session of the 2011-12 After Thoughts series.

After Thoughts programming had a solid start during spring semester 2011, when two pilot sessions were held. The first, presented in March, featured UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Amy Wolf, Ecology, who spoke on “The Beauty of Bees and Their Impact on Our Lives.” The second, held April 5, was a presentation titled “In the Face of Disaster, How Resilient is Our Community?” from Lucy Arendt, associate professor of Business Administration. After Thoughts’ major sponsor is Billie Kress.

Each After Thoughts event begins with time to network, mingle and enjoy hors d’oeuvres before the featured speaker begins. Seating is limited, so advance registration is recommended. The cost of each program is $12, and attendees are invited to register for each event individually or all four at once. To reserve your spot, send a check (payable to UW-Green Bay Foundation) to: UW-Green Bay Foundation, CL 805, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311. Walk-up registration also is an option. Call 920-465-2074 for more information. You can find After Thoughts on Facebook at www.facebook.com/afterthoughts.uwgb.

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