Photos: ‘Las Cafeteras: Sounds of Resistance!’

UW-Green Bay welcomed music group Las Cafeteras on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 in Phoenix Room C for a workshop titled “Sounds of Resistance!” The event was co-sponsored by UW-Green Bay Spanish, MESA, Organizacion Latino Americano, Women of Color organization and the Office of Student Life.

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Kwanzaa Celebration 2019

Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communications

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi publishes article

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi (Chemistry, Natural and Applied Science) recently published an article titled “Multifunctional photo-physiochemical properties of tetronic 304 in aqueous phase: Mechanistic aspects of Au(III) reduction into Au(0)” in the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. This work demonstrates the applications of star polymers for the synthesis of desired shape and size nanomaterials at an industrial scale.

Podcast: Learn more about the free Common CAHSS Human Rights Conference

Learn more about the free, Dec. 10, 2019 Common CAHSS Human Rights conference by listening to this quick conversation between Professors Alise Coen and Ryan Martin. They discuss how the idea for the conference developed, why they decided to organize it, and what they are most excited for. You can listen here. Or learn more and register, here.

Marinette Campus’ West Shore Chorale to present winter concert ‘Twinkle Twinkle,” Sunday, Dec. 8

The West Shore Chorale will present its winter concert, “Twinkle Twinkle,” on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus. The concert will feature pieces about stars and holiday songs about the Christmas Star. Freewill offerings will be accepted. For more information, persons may contact the director, Jane Wells, at 715-504-3347.

Green Bay men’s basketball plays Badgers, Thursday, Nov. 21 on the road, 8 p.m. tip

Playing in its second of four games in the Roman Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper, Green Bay will face a familiar foe on Thursday night in Madison, taking on Wisconsin at the Kohl Center for an 8 p.m. tip off. After taking a year off against each other last season, Green Bay and Wisconsin will play at the Kohl Center again this year, with the game being televised on the Big Ten Network. GB will also host the Legends Classic Subregional Round at the Kress Center on Nov. 24-26 against CSUN and Colgate. GB will play on Monday and Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

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

Manitowoc, Wis.—The majestic Capitol Civic Centre will resound with joyous music of the holiday season when the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble presents “Festival of Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is conducted by Associate Prof. of Music, Marc Sackman. Tom Zalaski, WFRV Channel 5 news anchorman, is back this year to narrate. Joining the Wind Ensemble will be vocalists David Bourgeois and Barbara Whitcomb, as well as the delightful Festival of Christmas Children’s Choir under the direction of Manitowoc’s Monroe Elementary music teacher David Bourgeois.

Sackman’s plans for the program include traditional holiday tunes, a few sacred favorites and selections that will transport you back to Christmases of yesteryear. Join with LWE musicians as they prepare you for the season of giving with, “Carol of the Drum” (The Little Drummer Boy), “O Magnum Mysterium,” “Minor Alterations-Christmas Through the Looking Glass” and more.

The excitement and enthusiasm children bring to the stage has enchanted audiences for years. The LWE’s Festival of Christmas Children’s Choir is made up of children, grandchildren and relatives of LWE members. Bourgeois has 14 eager and energetic children in the choir this year that have been busy practicing since late October. This year, the choir will be performing Merry Christmas to You,” “Hot Chocolate!,” “We’re Makin’ Cookies” and “Still, Still Still.”

The audience is invited to join the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble, Sackman, Zalaski and the Festival of Christmas Children’s Choir for a medley of traditional carols. Sing-a-long selections include “Joy to the World,” “Deck the Halls,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman,” “Good King Wenceslas,” “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing,” “Silent Night,” “Jingle Bells” and “O Come, All Ye Faithful.”

Following the concert, the audience is invited to a reception in the Capital Civic Centre’s Mertens Family Lobby to meet the conductor, narrator, musicians and choir members.

Tickets for “Festival of Christmas” are available at the Capitol Civic Centre Box Office and are $16 for adult seating, and $9 for students and all balcony seating. The quoted ticket prices do not include the CCC ticket fee or sales tax. For additional ticket information, you may call the CCC Box Office at 920-683-2184 or visit them on the web at


Research in the Rotunda application deadline, Monday, Dec. 2

The 17th Annual Research in the Rotunda will take place Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in the State Capitol’s Rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin. This all-day event is intended to highlight the quality and value of undergraduate research, including their involvement in faculty-guided research projects. Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the state will present their research together with their faculty advisors to state legislators, state leaders, UW alumni and other supporters.

The final application deadline is Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at 4 p.m. Applicants must complete the Qualitrics survey in order to be considered as a presenter for this event. Please help us demonstrate the exceptional quality of research conducted throughout all of the UW-Green Bay campuses by encouraging your students to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

For more information, please visit the Grants & Research Office website.

Equity in the Classroom Conference registration deadline, Nov. 25

Join instructors from across Wisconsin for a day of interactive professional development to explore and strengthen strategies that support equity in your classroom. The meeting will be held at five locations: Madison Area Technical College, Northcentral Technical College (Wausau), UW-Milwaukee, St. Norbert College (De Pere), and UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 6, 2019, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Register by Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Visit for more information or view the flier here.