Congratulations to students Erica Hainz, Boyana Mercer and Jennifer Skinner who have been selected as UW-Green Bay’s finalists in the 11th annual Liberal Arts Essay Competition sponsored by System Advisory Group on the Liberal Arts (SAGLA). Each student will receive a $500 scholarship for the Fall 2016 semester, and have their work entered into a […]
Award-winning poet and educator Lisa Fay Coutley returns to her undergraduate alma mater, UW-Green Bay, for a reading and question-and-answer session on Monday, Oct. 26. The program, free and open to the public, is scheduled for 1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre on the lower level of the University Union, located on the campus at […]
The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • The April 1982 press conference at which UWGB administrators introduced respected, well-liked assistant Dick Lien as the new men’s basketball coach would have broken the internet had it occurred today. • Prof. Trinidad Chavez had a Sound Idea for […]
Sheepshead Review, UW-Green Bay’s student-directed journal of the arts, is seeking submissions for its Packers Fan Fiction and Green & Gold Contest. This contest, created to celebrate UW-Green Bay’s new affiliation as “Higher Education Partner of the Green Bay Packers,” is open through Dec. 14. Ideal pieces will be short, imaginative prose, poetry or artwork […]
Faculty and staff who remember standout English grad Saul Lemerond (Class of 2011) will be interested to know that he will return to campus Monday (March 24) and read from his short story collection, Kayfabe & Other Stories. Lemerond, a former Sheepshead Review editor in chief who earned summa cum laude honors and distinction in […]
Above: Poetry staffers dressed up as literary journals: (from l-r) Verse Wisconsin, Poetry Magazine, Atticus Review, and The Paris Review. “Excuse me, are you The Paris Review?” asks a poet hoping to publish her work. “Yes, but you’ll have to work harder to get to know me. I’m historic and impressive,” replies The Paris Review, […]
A UW-Green Bay student is advancing to the national American Advertising Federation Addy Awards competition, having qualified at the district level earlier this year.
The Northeast Wisconsin Fox River Ad Club Addy Awards Gala was held Thursday (Feb. 28) in Appleton. The competition sponsored by the Fox River Ad Club is the first level of American Advertising Federation recognition leading up to regional and national awards, with “Gold Award” winners advancing. In a previous edition of this newsletter, we shared […]
UW-Green Bay’s biannual Sheepshead Review literary magazine earned positive marks from a national online review recently, with NewPages.com praising its contents and visual appeal. “NFL fans who take pleasure in the arts will affirm that Green Bay has more to offer than the Packers,” the review starts off, before praising “one of the visually strongest […]
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will welcome a noted fiction writer, editor — and vendor at Chicago’s Wrigley Field — for a series of public events Monday, April 9 on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. Mike Czyzniejewski is the author of numerous stories that have been published in a variety of noted literary reviews and magazines.