Say ‘farewell’ to Bill Hubbard

After a career spanning 29 years with the University of Wisconsin System, and the last 10 at UW-Green Bay, Bill Hubbard will be retiring this month. Members of the IT Division invite you to join them as they celebrate Hubbard’s career and wish him well in retirement. The celebration will be held in IS1010 (ATS) on Nov. 13, 2018 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cake and refreshments will be served.

Reminder: “Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” coming to Weidner Center on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18

“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” will be performed at the Weidner Center on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. Come and discover the magic of a Seuss classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Learn more and get tickets.

Video: Restoring wild rice to the wetlands

Amy Carrozzino-Lyon is a UW-Green Bay research specialist with Natural and Applied Sciences. The wild rice planting is one of her many projects that support restoration efforts in the bay of Green Bay. In the video she explains the effort, why she works with many community partners for this project, and the reason that bringing back wild rice to the bay is so important to the habitat and its inhabitants. For more, see the press release.

Get ready for UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles, Monday, Nov. 19

Join professors Adam Gaines and John Salerno as they direct Jazz Ensembles I and II and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble in a performance of traditional swing, original arrangements and other contemporary jazz styles. The concert is Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in University Theatre, Theatre Hall, Green Bay Campus. Jazz is alive and well in Green Bay and you are sure to find some of the area’s most exciting jazz performances right here at UW-Green Bay. All students receive free admission! Adults $10, seniors $5. Purchase tickets online.

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UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance and Music present ‘Nunsense: The Mega-Musical,’ Nov. 15 – 17

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre & Dance and Music Departments will be presenting “Nunsense: The Mega-Musical” by Dan Goggin Nov.15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. The musical is directed by John Mariano, with musical direction by Courtney Sherman and choreography by Denise Carlson-Gardner. Watch the video.

Nov. 15-17 University Theatre, UW-Green Bay Details
Nov. 15-17
University Theatre, UW-Green Bay
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The Little Sisters of Hoboken have a crisis on their hands and need to raise money fast! Reverend Mother has approved a tasteful variety show in the Mount Saint Helen school auditorium but the understudy, Sister Robert Anne, wants to be a star and everyone needs to keep an eye on Sister Amnesia until she can remember her real name. The nuns pull out all the stops including tap dancing, habit humor, an audience quiz, performances by the Mount Saint Helen Band and the Saint Andrews Sisters of Hoboken, and a special appearance by convent cook, Sister Julia, Child of God. This all-new “Mega-Musical” version promises more nuns, more laughs, and super-sized production numbers!

The cast features:

  • Sister Mary Amnesia is played by Faith Klick, junior (Musical Theatre and English), Wild Rose, WI
  • Sister Robert Anne is played by Carly Jossart, junior (Musical Theatre and Dance), Greenville, WI
  • Sister Hubert is played by Aisa Rogers, sophomore (Musical Theatre and Accounting), Kankakee, IL
  • Sister Mary Leo is played by Chay Austyn Schmitt, junior (Theatre), Richland Center, WI
  • Reverend Mother Mary Regina is played by Lorelei Zimmerman, senior (Music Education), Rosendale, WI

Rounding out the cast are Andi Koene as Sister Julia, Child of God, Amanda Meo as Sister Mary Wilhelm, Alyssa Hannam as Sister Mary Brendan, Brienna Landsness as Sister Mary Luke, Myles McKnight as Brother Timothy, Olivia Smith as Sister Mary Virgil, Jessa Boris as Sister Mary Louise and Brandon Otten as Brother Pratt.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.weidnercenter.com and www.ticketstaronline.com, by calling Ticket Star (1-800-895-0071) or the University Ticketing & Information Center (920-465-2400), or visiting the Ticket Star Box Office at the Resch Center or the University Ticketing & Information Center, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Tickets are $30 for adults in advance and $33 at the door, $23 for senior citizens and students in advance and $25 at the door. UW-Green Bay students $17. Group rates available. The venue box office opens 90 minutes prior to the performance. The musical is recommended for ages 12 and older.

For additional information on this event, please visit www.weidnercenter.com/events/nunsense-the-mega-musical-by-dan-goggin. For a full listing of UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance events for the 2018-19 season, please visit www.uwgb.edu/theatre/season/calendar-of-events.

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Green Bay Volleyball closes regular-season play this weekend at home

The Green Bay volleyball team (16-10, 11-3 HL) will conclude the regular season at the Kress Events Center this weekend, looking to solidify its spot in the Horizon League Championship next weekend. On Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., the Phoenix will take on its in-state rival Milwaukee (8-20, 7-8 HL). It’s Youth Team Night. On Saturday, Nov. 10, Green Bay will celebrate Vanessa Buman, Austyn Everingham, and Jessica Wolf on Senior Day against UIC (17-11, 10-5 HL) with the first serve at 4 p.m.

College students participate in internship draft at Lambeau

“Hundreds of college students from Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula participated in a draft at Lambeau Field on Thursday, (Nov. 8, 2018) but it’s not the draft you’re thinking of. The idea is kind of like the NFL Draft, but instead of receiving jerseys and a contract, the students receive scholarships and a possible paid internship.” WBAY had the story.

Today: November 9, 2018, Sciences Open House

Faculty and staff from the College of Science, Engineering and Technology and personnel from Admissions are hosting more than 100 area students for a Sciences Open House. They will be leading discussions, tours and presentations in human biology, STEM and industry, research and internships, engineering and engineering technology. Welcome them warmly!