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Archive for November, 2008

Please, Don’t Become a Lost Alum!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

New job, change of address? Updating your alumni information is just a click away by completing the Alumni Update Form. It only takes a few minutes and it helps ensure that you continue to receive alumni and University mailings and information. Feel free to pass along the Web-link to friends and co-workers who are UWGB graduates.

Alumni and University Calendar

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Dec. 10 — Pat McCurdy, Phoenix Rooms

Dec. 13 — Mythbusters at the Weidner Center

Dec. 18 — Downtown Third Thursdays with Professor Jennifer Zapf, “Best Toys for Toddler Development”

Dec. 19 — Commencement Reception, Titletown Brewing, Green Bay

Dec. 20 — Commencement Ceremony, Weidner Center

Jan. 10 — Milwaukee Area Alumni Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Buck Bradley’s, Milwaukee

Jan. 17 — Alumni Association Board Meeting, UW-Green Bay campus

Feb. 7 — Northeast Wisconsin Alumni Reception, The Bar on Holmgren Way, 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Swan joins Shepard at Western Washington

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Steve SwanSteve Swan, assistant chancellor of university advancement has been named vice president of relations at Western Washington University. He’ll join former UWGB Chancellor, Bruce Shepard, at Western Washington on Jan. 5.

Read the full press release.

Help double the UW Credit Union’s $10,000 donation

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

The UW Credit Union is helping to make college more affordable for UW-Green Bay students thanks to a recent $10,000 scholarship gift and matching contributions now until December 31. How can UW Credit Union members make a gift? Stop by the Credit Union in the University Union or click: online. Make your gift today and help turn $10,000 into $30,000!

Images, videos, blogs… we’re everywhere

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Have you heard, or seen, rather, that UW-Green Bay has gone digital? Inside is more than our alumni magazine, it’s the latest news about your alma mater, every day, delivered via video, photos, blogs, and more. Visit us ‘Inside’.

You look great in green — now get your gear!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

The Phoenix Bookstore’s Annual Holiday Sale is Dec. 4-6 with savings of 25% storewide. Also, look for sales at both Phoenix men’s and women’s basketball games. New items are added to the Phoenix Bookstore’s website weekly. (Shipping within two days of order).

Join the campus Common Theme discussion

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Common Theme-Waging War, Waging Peace“Waging War, Waging Peace” is the Common Theme on campus this year, and we would like you to get involved. Common Theme readings, blogs, lectures and displays are all on the agenda. The Common Theme is designed to engage campus and community in the ideals of a liberal arts education and our interdisciplinary mission. Read more.

Outstanding performances, reasonable admission

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Outstanding is what you get when you attend music and theatre performances put on by our talented students and faculty. Click for a calendar of events.

• UW-Green Bay Music presents Messiah, Part I, and the “Hallelujah” chorus from Part II:
7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Weidner Center. Randall Meder, conductor, in collaboration with UW-Green Bay Chorale, Concert Choir and Green Bay Symphony Choir accompanied by a guest chamber orchestra. General admission is $12 in advance, $14 at the door. Tickets: 465-2217 or 1-800-328-tkts or

• Tribute to Lovell Ives:
Lovell IvesJazz Fest XXXIX will help celebrate the 80th birthday of former music faculty member Lovell Ives. The event features the UW-Green Bay Jazz and Vocal ensembles and a special Alumni Jazz Band directed by Lovell Ives, featuring Mark Israel ‘82 on the trumpet and Mark Burditt ‘81 on the trombone, along with many others! The big show is Saturday, January 31 at the Weidner Center. Watch the Alumni website for more information.

Upcoming Arts and Performances Events:

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

January 29:
Faculty Recital – Sarah Meredith, mezzo soprano
7:30 p.m. Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center, UW-Green Bay, 920-465-2217

January 31:
JazzFest XXXIX
4:00 p.m. Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center, UW-Green Bay, 920-465-2217

February 5-25:
Works by David Damkoehler
Opening Reception, Thursday, Feb. 5, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Lawton Gallery, UW-Green Bay, 920-465-2916

February 26-28 and March 4-7:
“Expecting Isabel,” student production
Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center