The opening reception for the 46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will be taking place on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 5 p.m., in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Artwork from the 46th Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on display at UW-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery from Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 to Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Juried by Frank Juarez, Curator of Frank Juarez Gallery in Milwaukee, this exhibition features work in a variety of mediums by UW-Green Bay students from all campuses. Learn more.
John Mellencamp is coming to the Weidner Center on Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 at 8 p.m. Mellencamp’s career in music, spanning more than 35 years, has seen him transition from pop star to one of the most highly respected singer/songwriters of a generation. Mellencamp continues his journey as the walking embodiment of rock icon: passionate, plain-spoken and a self-proclaimed rebel. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. Learn more.
UW-Green Bay alumnus Timothy Howe ’01 (Business Administration) is running for City Council in Warwick, representing Ward 3. Read about his platform in the Warwick Beacon article.
UW-Green Bay alumnus Shae Sortwell ’06 (Public Administration and Political Science) is one of four candidates in the District 2 State Assembly race. Read more about his platform in the Herald Times Reporter article.
Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was featured in the article, “The Political Power of Fed-Up Teachers,” by Slate. In the article, Shelton offers his insight on organized labor in the public sector. Read the article.
UW-Green Bay alumna Sara Winkler ’08 (Human Biology) was profiled in the Waunakee Tribune for her work as an optometrist who recently joined the May Vision Center in Waunakee. At UW-Green Bay, Winkler played intramural sports and also met her future husband. Check out the full story.
Despite overall demographic trends, UW-Green Bay has seen steady enrollment growth, thanks to initiatives such as College Draft Day, where high school students can go to Lambeau Field and learn about the many aspects of college, and Instagram acceptance, in which admitted students can receive a direct message to their Instagram account notifying them they’ve been accepted. Check out the story.
UW Journey is a mobile app students can used to help them find their ideal UW campus. Through entering in their school preferences, students can be matched with schools that fit their specifications. One of the app’s aims is to boost the percentage of those staying in-state for school. Read the full story.
UW-Green Bay Police collaborated with UW-Madison Police and multiple other University’s to make this video about active threat response. UW-Green Bay’s Officer Roeske participated. Please take a few minutes to watch and think about what you would do if you found yourself in a similar situation.
“The Priests,” consisting of three Roman Catholic priests from Northern Ireland, will be performing at the Weidner Center on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. They will perform sacred music, classical arias, Christmas favorites and traditional Irish songs. Learn more.