Tag: common theme

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 […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay and its community

A panel discussion regarding connections between UW-Green Bay and its community is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday (April 2) in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (Mac) 210. Speakers include Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt and his chief of Staff Andy Rosendahl, Karen Faulkner of Golden House, students Sarah Wanek and Lydia Schwertfeger and Profs Regan Gurung, […]

Mayor Schmitt, others join for Common Theme ‘Phoenix Talk’ on Thursday

A panel discussion regarding connections between UW-Green Bay and its community is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2 in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall (Mac) 210. Speakers include Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt and his chief of Staff Andy Rosendahl, Karen Faulkner of Golden House, students Sarah Wanek and Lydia Schwertfeger and Professors Regan Gurung, […]

Veteran journalist to headline Dec. 4 UW-Green Bay Common Theme event

As part of its Common Theme programming, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will present “Reporting the World: A Life of Public Engagement,” featuring veteran journalist Scott C. Johnson, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. It is free and open to the public. […]

Former ‘Newsweek’ bureau chief to talk on world’s hot spots

“Reporting the World: a Life of Public Engagement” is the title of a talk scheduled for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Scott C. Johnson is an American journalist who worked for 12 years as a Newsweek foreign correspondent and bureau chief. He has reported from more than fifty […]

Reminder: Common Theme proposals due Dec. 1

The Dec. 1 deadline to submit proposals for the 2015-16 academic year Common Theme is nearing, and the committee wants to hear from you. This year, they’re particularly interested in a theme that will help the University celebrate “50 Years of Excellence.” The theme should lend itself to interdisciplinary analysis and conversation; be of high […]

Now seeking proposals for the next Common Theme


The UW-Green Bay Common Theme committee is requesting proposals for the 2015-16 academic year Common Theme. This year the committee is particularly interested in a theme that will help UW-Green Bay celebrate “50 Years of Excellence.” The theme should lend itself to interdisciplinary analysis and conversation, be of high academic caliber and conducive to scholarly […]

‘Phoenix Talks,’ modeled after popular TEDx series, to be presented Nov. 3-6

UW-Green Bay and the Common Theme committee will present a series of “Phoenix Talks” — modeled after the popular TEDx talks — Nov. 3-6 in the Christie Theatre. Each session will feature three engaging community leaders (most of whom are UW-Green Bay alumni) who will discuss their careers and talk about the importance of public […]

UW-Green Bay to host November ‘Phoenix Talks,’ modeled after popular TEDx series

UW-Green Bay will present a series of public discussions modeled after the popular TEDx Talks series, Nov. 3-6 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Dubbed “Phoenix Talks,” each of these events will feature three engaging community leaders — most of whom are UW-Green Bay alumni — who will discuss their careers and answer […]