Bert Kreischer comes to the Weidner Center Spring 2020

Bert Kreischer brings his Berty Boy Tour presented by Outback Presents to the Weidner Center April 4, 2020 at 7 p.m. Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and host who performs to sellout crowds across the country. His standup specials “Secret Time” and “The Machine” are currently streaming globally on Netflix. The successful debut of the Body Shots Tour has sold out theaters for 2019. See more, here.


Reminder: Flu vaccine available to students, faculty and staff

The Counseling and Health Center, located in Student Services 1400, is offering the Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (quadrivalent) to all faculty, staff and students by appointment only, on the Green Bay Campus. To set up an appointment, have your campus ID number or faculty/staff ID number available and call the Counseling and Health Center at 920-465-2380. The cost is $20 for students and $25 for faculty/staff. Payment can be made with cash, check or pass points. Credit and debit cards are not accepted, but students are allowed to charge their fee to their SIS account.

47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception

Student Art
Student Art

The 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition had an opening reception Thursday, Nov. 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery. This exhibition features artwork submitted by UW-Green Bay enrolled students and is juried by Professor Emeritus Carol Emmons. For the 47th year, the Lawton Gallery is showcasing the talented art and design students of UW-Green Bay and will provide $1,000 in awards. All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodations, please contact Curator of Art Emma Hitzman at or visit the Lawton Gallery website.

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble presents ‘Festival of Christmas’

The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble, UW-Green Bay, Manitiwoc Campus with conductor Marc Sackman and the Lakeshore Bid Band, presents the annual Festival of Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., Capitol Civic Centre, Manitowoc, Wis. Enjoy holiday favorites including David Bourgeois’ dramatic reading of T’was the Night Before Christmas, program narration by TV host Tom Zalaski, the popular audience Christmas carol sing-a-long and the Festival of Christmas Children’s Choir. Featured songs: The Saints’ Hallelujah, Carol of the Drum (Little Drummer Boy), and Minor Alterations – Christmas Through the Looking Glass by David Lovrien. See more.

Green Bay is 9th happiest city in America | NBC 26

Green Bay has been ranked the ninth happiest city in America, according to SeniorLiving. Factors taken into consideration when ranking the cities were income, housing affordability, life expectancy, commute length, suicide rate, crime rate, unemployment, and household size. More via New study shows Green Bay is 9th happiest city in America |NBC26.

Faculty note: Prof. Jon Shelton publishes new book chapter

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (History) has recently published a book chapter entitled “Teacher Unions and Associations” for Springer’s International Handbook of Historical Studies in Education: Debates, Tensions, and Directions. The chapter, published in a book featuring numerous internationally renowned historians, covers the global historiographic trajectory of teacher unions and other teacher associations.  Here’s a link to the Table of Contents.

Reminder: Tommy G. Thompson Scholarship deadline is approaching for students

Faculty and staff, please encourage students to apply. The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership is offering a scholarship of $2,300 to one undergraduate student at each of the University of Wisconsin System’s four-year campuses for the 2019-20202 academic year. Scholarships are intended for undergraduates who have shown public leadership in their lives in a way that reflects the general legacy of Governor Tommy G. Thompson. Applications are due Nov. 24, 2019.  Additional details about the award (and other outside scholarships) are available on the Private Scholarships webpage.

Former Phoenix star and alumnus expands The Driveway basketball facility | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Alumnus Ryan Borowicz, former Green Bay men’s basketball player, opened The Driveway basketball facility in 2016, and he is now expanding it. “The facility is for people and groups of all ages, from youth programs looking to provide more opportunity for players to the adult seeking a more entertaining way to get a workout in.” More via Former UWGB star Borowicz expands The Driveway basketball facility | Green Bay Press-Gazette.