Tag: common theme

iPat film series returns on Monday, March 7

The next film in the iPat series is “Wrenched,” — exploring deviant behavior as a mode of achieving environmental action. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7 in the Christie Theatre. “When environmental consequences of human activity are unacceptable, is socially unacceptable behavior acceptable? What are the limits when trying to […]

Popular author and illustrator Dallas Clayton on campus Monday

Children’s author, illustrator and self-publisher, mural painter and “adventure seeker” Dallas Clayton will present to campus at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 in the Phoenix Rooms. Some critics have coined him as the next Dr. Seuss. He became an Internet sensation (with both commercial and critical success) when he self-published “An Awesome Book” about dreaming […]

iPat Film ‘The Power of One Voice’ is here Monday, Feb. 1

The first of the iPat Film Series will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 in the Christie Theatre. Join the screening for The Power of One Voice. (“This 50-year perspective on the life of Rachel Carson is a groundbreaking documentary examining her life and the profound implications of her environmental work. Today, Rachel […]

2016-17 Common Theme announced

More details to follow, but this is the first announcement of the Campus Common Theme for 2016-17. The name of the theme will be “Food for Thought — Food Matters in Community, Health and Culture.” The proposers are finalizing numerous activities throughout the academic year to highlight food as it relates to culture and ethnic […]

Wanted: Pre-proposals for the 2016-17 Common Theme

The UW-Green Bay Common Theme committee is requesting pre-proposals for the 2016-2017 academic year Common Theme. The theme should lend itself to interdisciplinary analysis and conversation, be of high academic caliber and conducive to scholarly dialogue, should lend itself to collaborative links across the campus (student affairs, academic affairs and community engagement), and be accessible, […]

Forbes ’30 under 30’ honoree speaks Thursday on innovation


Here’s a final reminder that visiting Common Theme speaker Brian Bordainick will make a free public presentation on campus at 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 8) in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. The young entrepreneur learned how to involve local communities and solicit financial support during his Teach for America placement in New Orleans […]

Latino American history is topic of film, discussion Sept. 24 at Neville

Screening of a one-hour segment of the 2013 PBS documentary Latino Americans will be accompanied by a lecture and discussion featuring visiting author and scholar Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez this Thursday evening (Sept. 24) at the Neville Public Museum of Brown County. The program, free and open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. at the Museum […]

Mark your calendars: Common Theme speaker on Oct. 8


Restaurant and online innovator Brian Bordainick will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct 8) in the Phoenix Room of the University Union in a Common Theme program organized by the Office of Student Life. Bordainick is the founder and CEO of Dinner Lab, a membership-based social dining experiment that unites undiscovered chefs […]

Common Theme chosen for 2015-16

The Common Theme for the 2015-2016 academic year will be “Engaging in Public Life.” If this sounds familiar, it is an extension of last year’s theme which was proposed by Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk, Public and Environmental Affairs. In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the UWGB and the Powers of the Phoenix: Innovation, Transformation, […]

Common Theme proposals for 2015-16 are due April 19

Just a reminder: Brenda Amenson-Hill, dean of students, and Donna Ritch, associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, are inviting proposals for the 2015-16 academic year common theme. This year the task force is particularly interested in a theme that will help UW-Green Bay celebrate “50 Years of Excellence,” and connect to […]