Tag: staff

UW-Green Bay rock camp director, band open for Chicago

A reference to UW-Green Bay’s Rock Academy summer camp kicked off Press-Gazette reporter Kendra Meinert’s entertainment column last week, mentioning the great stories a homegrown guitarist will have for campers next summer. Green Bay native Michael Tahlier opened last week for the legendary band Chicago, as a member of the Illinois band Tim Stop, Meinert […]

Harden tells TV-2 he’s not seeking shakeup; community relations will be vital


WBAY-TV 2 sports director Chris Roth came to campus Wednesday to interview Chancellor Tom Harden about the announcement that Phoenix Athletics Director Ken Bothof would be resigning to accept a similar position with Northern Kentucky University. In the first of two segments that aired on the evening news, Harden noted that a top priority for […]

Bothof is longest-tenured AD, and first from outside

With 11 years as Phoenix AD, Ken Bothof is the longest-tenured individual in that position in the program’s 44-year history. At his hiring, he was the first AD to come from outside of the University. The all-time roster: • Donald Makuen (1969-70) previously had been executive director of student affairs. • Dean Austin (1970-73) previously […]

Staff Note: Robinson shares story, research at series of conferences

UW-Green Bay American Intercultural adviser Shawn Robinson recently presented at the prestigious American Educational Research Association annual conference, held April 27-May 1 in San Francisco. It was his fifth conference presentation this academic year, focused on his paper “Time is our enemy: What is needed to break down barriers for black males with dyslexia.” It’s […]

Columnist quotes Harden, Green in Weidner Center analysis


In case you missed it over the long weekend, veteran Green Bay Press-Gazette reporter Warren Gerds offered his thoughts on the Weidner Center revitalization in his column Saturday (May 26). Gerds shared that he was impressed by Chancellor Tom Harden’s straight-forward declaration that budgets will be in the black even this first year. The columnist […]

Moving performances: Kujawa ’12 puts dance, social issues center stage

For UW-Green Bay senior Lindsay Kujawa, moving minds and hearts starts with moving feet. Kujawa, 23, is the brains and more important, the passion, behind Wausau-based Introspect Dance Company, a troupe of teens and young adults that delivers performance art with a social message. Undaunted — indeed, perhaps motivated — by their youth, Introspect’s artists […]

Busy week for Black History Month events


Also in store for the week of Feb. 13-17 at UW-Green Bay: • Lecture: “Crossing Bok Chitto: A Story of Love and Freedom Across Cultures:” 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, Alumni Room, University Union. Lisa Poupart, associate professor of Humanistic Studies and chair of First Nations Studies, speaks about a time when Native Americans and […]