Discussion Panel to replace Sept. 17 Lawton Small Talks

The Lawton Gallery would like to announce the Discussion Panel for its current exhibition Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artist’s Explore the Richter Collection. This discussion panel will focus on the topics of art and science and how they can collaborate. The panelists include select artists from the Museum of Natural Inspiration exhibition, they will be answering questions about their process and how science and art can help each other. This event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 from 4 to 5:30 p.m  in the Christie Theatre.

All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodations, please contact the Curator of Art, Emma Hitzman at hitzmane@uwgb.edu or visit www.uwgb.edu/lawton.


Fireball demo, Cool Chemistry, Sputnikfest 9/7/19

Photos: UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus faculty perform Cool Chemistry show at Sputnikfest

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Associate Prof. Amy Kabrhel (Chemistry), Assistant Prof. Breeyawn Lybbert (Chemistry) and Associate Prof. James Kabrhel (Chemistry) performed a Cool Chemistry show at Sputnikfest in Manitowoc on Saturday, Sept. 7. These ‘cool’ events give attendees the chance to experience explosions, color-changing solutions, solid foams, dry ice fog, fire and even more explosions.

Sputnikfest celebrates the moment a 20-pound piece of the Russian Sputnik IV landed in the middle of the street on the corner of N. 8th and Park in Manitowoc. Readers Digest labels Sputnikfest as one of the Top Five Funkiest Festivals in the country, and this funky festival has become a fun event for families region-wide.

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Cool Chemistry, Sputnikfest 9/7/19

– Photos by James Kabrhel, Associate Professor (Chemistry), UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus

UW-Green Bay’s Early Bird Blitz gives incoming students a chance to win Packers tickets

GREEN BAY, Wis.—Students applying to attend any University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus (Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc or Sheboygan) for any 2020 term (winter, spring, summer and fall 2020) can complete and submit their UW System online application by Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 for a chance to win tickets to the Green Bay Packers vs. Carolina football game at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at Noon.

Four eligible winners will be randomly selected to each receive a pair of tickets to the football game. For the complete list of rules, please visit UW-Green Bay Early Bird Blitz.

As part of its recruitment efforts, the university is expanding programs at its Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses by providing options to earn a bachelor’s degree without transferring to a different campus. Students on all three outlying campuses will be able to earn bachelor’s degrees from UW-Green Bay in Business Administration, Health and Information Technology, Psychology and Bachelor of Fine Arts (writing). The Manitowoc Campus will also offer a four-year degree in Environmental Science. Students can begin almost any bachelor’s degree at any of the campuses.

UW-Green Bay continues to align its program array with regional needs for talent in areas like engineering, health sciences, information technology, business/supply chain, psychology, cybersecurity and communication.

The Early Bird Blitz promotion is in conjunction with the Green Bay Packers, of which UW-Green Bay is a Higher Education Partner.

Find out more about how to apply, or contact the advisors at UW-Green Bay by email at uwgb@uwgb.edu or by phone at 920-465-2111.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.About the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.