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Archive for February, 2009

Alumni and players, team up for Pink Zone on Feb. 21

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

The Phoenix women’s basketball program is teaming up with Bellin Health to participate in the WBCA’s Pink Zone initiative to fight breast cancer. Green Bay’s Pink Zone game is scheduled for Feb. 21 against Loyola at 2 p.m. at the Kress Center. It’s also the annual women’s basketball alumni event. Women’s basketball alumni will be encouraging fans to where pink for awareness. Breast cancer survivors are invited to the Pink Zone game where they will receive a free ticket and a commemorative Pink Zone t-shirt. For tickets, survivors should contact the Green Bay Ticket Office at 920.465.2625.

Go Green! Shop for Your UW-Green Bay Goods Today

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

UW-Green Bay merchandise is available at Phoenix Bookstore.Green and proud of it?

Show support for your alma mater and help build campus pride with the purchase of UW-Green Bay merchandise. From clothing to office supplies, you are sure to find something to suit your liking, including merchandise specifically for alumni. Pick up something for a loved one or treat yourself to something new.

Visit the Phoenix Bookstore’s website today.

Three tabbed for Phoenix Hall of Fame

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Phoenix Hall of Fame recipients
The Phoenix Athletics Hall of Fame welcomed three new members Feb. 6. The former Phoenix stars inducted were (left to right) women’s basketball player Sue Pitroski, men’s soccer player Josh Lynk, and volleyball player Janelle Tomlinson Richard. Read more about the athletes and their accomplishments.

Swimming and Diving teams seek fifth straight title

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

They’ve won four straight and are headed for No. 5. The women’s swimming and diving program has had another banner year, and is preparing for a fifth consecutive conference title in late February. Read all about here.

Phoenix women flying high

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

One more win and they’ve done it again. The Phoenix women’s basketball team will have recorded its ninth consecutive 20-win season, and once again, becomes the team to beat in the Horizon League. The team is unbeaten in League games heading into this week and is 19-3 overall.

We Did It! UWGB 75, Butler 66

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Phoenix men win over Butler
The Green Bay men’s basketball team upset 75-66 No. 11 ranked Butler University on Monday, Feb. 2. This upset gave the Bulldogs their first Horizon League loss of the season.

The Phoenix picked up its third victory all time against ranked opponents and first since 1998, and Butler became the highest-ranked victim. The Phoenix is now 19-6 overall and 11-2 in the Horizon League. Coming up at a location near you — the Phoenix will play at 4:30 p.m. CST (2:30 p.m. Pacific Coast) Saturday, Feb. 21 in an ESPN Bracketbuster game. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Music, art, science and more . . .

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

summer camp studentsCheck out our summer lineup!

The Office of Outreach and Extension has posted its 2009 lineup of summer camps and programs. With tons of music, art and science camps to choose from, we’re sure you will find something to suit your interest.

Online registration has begun.

So check us out or give us a call; we’d love to talk to you! 1.800.829.2118 or e-mail Mona, christem@uwgb.edu for more information.

STEM Saturdays for grade-schoolers begins February 21

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

astronautIn response to the request for more science, technology, engineering and math education for youth, UW-Green Bay Youth Opportunities/Camps program will offer STEM Saturdays on campus.

Students entering grades 4-8 are offered sessions including a series of four hands-on, topic-specific classes that will encourage them to pursue their interests in science and math. Topics are robotics, hovercraft, fuel cells, turbines and more!

First class starts February 21.

For more information, check out the science camps website, call 800.892.2118 or e-mail christem@uwgb.edu.

You’ll find summer camp information at the site as well. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your young one involved and motivated!

Free admission for student-directed Copenhagen, February 12-14

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

student-directed play CopenhagenUW-Green Bay senior Matt Fayfer directs an upcoming production of the play “Copenhagen.” The play, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 13 and 14 in the University Theatre, features three actors depicting a mysterious meeting between nuclear physicists Neils Bohr and Werner Heisenberg in Nazi-occupied Denmark near the beginning of World War II.

“While the play’s subject matter may seem a bit heavy, the audience will find enjoyment from the intellectual stimulation offered by listening to Bohr and Heisenberg argue the issue back and forth,” Fayfer said.

The performances are all free, but seating is limited. For tickets call (920)465-2217 or 1-800-328-TKTS. Read more.