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Archive for October, 2008

Holiday Warm-up at the Weidner

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

It’s holiday concert time. Get in the spirit of the upcoming holidays by taking in a performance or two at the Weidner Center. Link to the events calendar.

Lawton Gallery to host Craftivism Exhibit

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

The Lawton Gallery on the UW-Green Bay campus will host “Craftivism: Reclaiming Craft and Creating Community” October 9-30. The opening reception is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 9. Read more about the exhibit.

Plenty of fall action at the Kress

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Green Bay Phoenix logoSoccer, volleyball, cross county, tennis, golf — they’re in full swing (pun intended). Keep up on all the Phoenix action at

A University in demand

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

UW-Green Bay grew by nearly 200 students at the start of the 2008-09 academic year. A formal press release with enrollment numbers was released Sept. 22, 2008.

Old tradition, cheesy reception, lots of fun

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

2008 Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese ClassicAlumni spirit was once again on display in September at UW-Green Bay’s oldest and most singular traditions: The Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese Classic. More than 50 faculty, staff and alumni gathered at Shorewood Golf Course Clubhouse Sept. 18 to make this traditional event another cheesy success! Check out the event photos.

Downtown Third Thursdays are back

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

The UWGB Alumni Association and Office of Outreach and Extension invites all alumni and friends to join us at Baylake Bank City Center as we showcase six of our finest teaching scholars. Each will share their unique perspective on critical issues of the day. Learn more about your University, get to know some of our faculty, engage in lifelong learning, and support our downtown! Each is scheduled from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Coming up:
Thursday, Oct.16 – Prof. Carol Emmons, “The Animal in Contemporary Art”
Thursday, Nov. 20 – Prof. Dan Spielmann will discuss “The Impact of the 2008 Elections”

Music majors and Madison-area graduates to gather

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

UW-Green Bay graduates and friends living and working in the Madison area are invited to attend an alumni reception, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Promenade Lounge, Overture Center for the Arts. The free reception will be held in conjunction with the music educators conference in Madison. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar will be available. Network with fellow alums, guests are welcome. RSVP by Friday, October 24 to or call (920) 465-2586.

Networking Nights debuts with a bang

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

networking nights logoNetworking Nights, a forum for students and alumni to interact with area professionals and gain information about an industry, field or organization, kicked off successfully on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 with Integrys.

The bi-monthly, question-and-answer sessions are relaxed and informal. Sessions are held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Mondays, in Room 103 of the University Union. Career Services extends an invitation to all interested UW-Green Bay graduates to network at this new event.

Upcoming Nights:

  • October 6 – Wipfli
  • October 20 – M&I Bank
  • November 3 – Nsight/Cellcom
  • November 17 – Sherwin Williams
  • February 9 – Schenck Business Solutions
  • February 23 – Area Non-profit Organizations
  • March 9 – Associated Bank
  • March 30 – LaForce
  • April 13 – Baylake Bank
  • April 27 – Virchow Krause

La Crosse, we’re coming your way

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Healthcare in the Coulee Region
UW-La Crosse Campus
Health Science Center, 1300 Badger Street, Suite 3065

Learn about cutting edge technology and programs that prepare future healthcare professionals in Western Wisconsin. The event will take place Thursday, November 13 with a 5:30 p.m. cash bar and hors d’oeuvres social; 6 p.m. welcome and tours/exhibits. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP to the UW-Green Bay Alumni Office by Thursday, November 6 at, or call (920) 465-2586; Visa and Mastercard accepted.

Exhibits include:

  • UW-Madison, UW-La Crosse and Western Technical College Nursing Program
  • Mycophyte – antibiotics extracted from natural plants
  • Biomechanics Lab – research work with women with torn knee ligaments
  • Institute for Biomolecular Sciences research programs
  • Integrated play activities as a distraction during medical procedures for children
  • Pressure mat system for measuring body composition