UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery presents The Sheboygan Files & Assorted Mysteries

The UW-Green Bay Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery will present a new photographic exhibition titled “The Sheboygan Files & Assorted Mysteries” from Dec. 6, 2019 to Feb. 14, 2020. The exhibition will feature photos by Lennart Larsen. It is free and open to the public during gallery hours, that being Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The closing reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information about the show or the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery, please contact Gallery Director Dan Smith at smithd@uwgb.edu.

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jessica Lyn Van Slooten TEDx Talk delivers reminder that romance novels are feminist | The Mary Sue

“Jessica Lyn Van Slooten, an Associate Professor of English, Writing, and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay (Go Green Bay), delivered an amazing TEDtalk about the importance of romance novels and how they can absolutely be feminist despite how they are lambasted in popular culture.” More via This TED Talk Delivers the Awesome Reminder That Romance Novels are Feminist | The Mary Sue.

UW-Green Bay alumnus joins DOA as Director of Business and Rural Development | wispolitics

UW-Green Bay alumnus Brad Pfaff Public and Environmental Affairs), MPA, “has joined the Department of Administration (DOA) as director of Business and Rural Development, Secretary Joel Brennan announced today.” More via Dept. of Adminstration: Brad Pfaff joins DOA as Director of Business and Rural Development | wispolitics. 

Transit of Mercury viewed on Marinette Campus

While the viewing of the transit of Mercury in front of the sun was canceled in Sheboygan due to inclement weather, the Marinette Campus enjoyed clear skies and was able to view the passing of Mercury in front of the sun. Assoc. Prof. Paul Erdman (NAS) set up special viewing equipment for students, staff and faculty to view this occurrence. This type of transit will not occur again until 2032.

Inclusive Excellence speaker panel regarding care giving for Alzheimer’s, Nov. 15

Inclusive Excellence is hosting a guest panel addressing “Caregiving for Alzheimer’s.” Tammy Olp (University Union), Rob Sutherland, Theresa Weise (Health and Counseling), Sara Chaloupka (University Union) and Vicki Chaloupka will share caregiving experiences, book reviews and information about hippotherapy as it pertains to Alzheimer’s caregiving. The event is free and open to the public on Friday, Nov. 15, noon to 1 p.m., in the Christie Theatre. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodation, please contact Stacie Christian at 920-465-2167.

Comedian Nate Bargatze is coming to the Weidner Center January 26, 2020

Following the continued success of his Netflix special, “The Tennessee Kid,” comedian, actor and writer Nate Bargatze is extending his best-selling “Good Problem to Have” stand-up tour into 2020, adding stops in more than 40 U.S. cities. Outback Presents brings his tour to the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts in Green Bay on Jan. 26, 2020 at 7 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 at 10 a.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit The Weidner Center website. Tickets can also be purchased by calling Ticket Star at 800-895-0071.