Monthly Archives: November 2008

Join the campus Common Theme discussion

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

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:

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

Human Development needs your help

The Human Development program needs volunteers, ages 40 to 100 years old, to participate in its Health Perceptions Survey. The mail survey contains a brief story and questions inquiring into the participant’s perception of illness symptoms as well as questions asking about current health and lifestyle. Contact Dr. Dean Von Dras: or 920-465-5012. Participants are needed throughout the academic year.

Campus hosts Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis imageThe Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at the Kress Events Center. Registration is at 8 a.m. with a 5-K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Wear your holiday-themed costume, tie jingle bells to your shoelaces and help fight the nation’s most common cause of a disability. Register by Nov. 24 to save $5. Early registration includes a t-shirt, gloves, jingle bells and a goody bag. Register online at, or e-mail or Kristina DeKeyser at