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Care to go ‘backstage’ for Cabaret?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

CabaretJoin Director Laura Riddle and Cabaret cast and crew in a post-musical event called “Cabaret Backstage Pass.”

Discover Cabaret from page to stage as Director Laura Riddle presents a behind-the-scenes look at the production of this award-winning musical, in the Fort Howard Hall theater at the Weidner Center immediately following the 7:30 p.m. show on Friday, April 20.

 • Enjoy cabaret singers at the “Kit Kat Club”
• Meet and greet the cast
• German desserts and coffee
• Cash bar available
• Reservations

Reserve your space now. Passes cost $20 and may only be purchased in advance from the University Ticketing Service & Information Center, 920‑465‑2400.

You may purchase your Cabaret tickets at the same time. Reserved seating advance purchase for Cabaret — Adult: $30, $25; Under 18, Senior: $27, $22.

Meir Russ brings Israel to Green Bay

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Dinner Lecture Series, Israel, with Prof. Meir Russ
Register today for the newly revived Dinner Lecture Series on Thursday, March 29, sponsored by UW-Green Bay Outreach and Adult Access.

Prof. Meir Russ will present “Israel: The High-Tech Wonder in the Desert” in the Phoenix Room of the University Union.

Enjoy an evening of international education and delicious Israeli cuisine. Cost is $24. Click for more information or to register:

Pledge now: Chernick/Wochinske Challenge

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Chernick Wochinske Challenge
Since Oct. 1, 2011 more than $40,000 in matching dollars has been donated to the University either by first-time donors, or increased gifts. Thanks Rick and Jim and everyone who has contributed so far!

But there is still time to DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT. The Challenge ends March 31, 2012, so now is the perfect time to make a gift that helps students at UW-Green Bay!

Click to give

Summer Camps for youth to adults

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Youth and adults will enjoy the best this campus has to offer including high quality instruction from UW-Green Bay faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a perfect location for a summer learning experience offered through the Division of Outreach and Adult Access. For more on all of the camps and to register online:

UW-Green Bay Summer Camps
Middle School Summer Art Studio: June 18-22

High School Summer Art Studio: June 24-29

Jazz on the Bay: June 24-28 (Ends Thursday night!)

Introduction to Video Game Programming: June 24-27 (already filled)

Grandparents University: July 12-13

Middle School Band, Orchestra and Choir: July 15-20 (Ends on Friday night!)

Eco U: Water Resources: July 15-18

High School Band, Orchestra and Choir: July 22-27 (Ends on Friday night!)

Total Guitarist (including bass and drum set): July 29-August 2 (Ends on Thursday night!)

Life’s a Lab Reality Science: July 29-August 1

Arts Enrichment for Adults: July 30-August 2, evenings, for ages 16-103

Spanish in the Professions: August 6-10, all day adult program

Reminder: After Thoughts

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

After Thoughts at UW-Green Bay

Prof. Laura Riddle Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Cabaret: Berlin to Broadway
Laura Riddle, UW-Green Bay professor of Arts and Visual Design and managing director of Theatre productions

To register or for more information visit

Reminder: Green Innovations 2012

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Green Innovations 2012
Green Innovations 2012 – “Water Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
The Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) is hosting a multi-day symposium April 18-20. This year’s theme is “Water — Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” and features a free showing of the award-winning documentary, Tapped.

See the full line-up of events and register at:

Photo gallery: The King Speech

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Mark KingMark King, one of UW-Green Bay’s most prominent alumni shared observations and advice with top Business Administration and Accounting students and others at the annual Business Week Dinner Thursday, March 8.

King, a 1981 business graduate, is CEO and president of TaylorMade-adidas, the world’s largest golf equipment manufacturer.

King addressed an audience of students, alumni, faculty and local business leaders, on the stage of the Weidner Center. He talked about the company’s remarkable recovery from its late-1990s slump and growth from a $300 million per-year operation to a $1.6 billion global giant.

Read more and see a photo gallery from the event, click here.

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‘Cabaret’ on its way to the Weidner

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Cabaret, UW-Green BayUW-Green Bay students are taking on Broadway with the spring production of Cabaret. The April 20 and 21 performances mark the first time a student production has performed on the Weidner Center stage in more than a decade. Set in the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1930 Berlin, Cabaret is a musical that will highlight the best of UW-Green Bay Theater and Music. To purchase tickets and view show times, visit the theatre events page.

Win a chance to see ‘Cabaret’ – Free!
Celebrate the opening of Cabaret by entering the “Cabaret Sweepstakes” on Facebook starting Monday, March 19. Win tons of cool prizes such as free MP3 downloads, an entire MP3 album, and two tickets to Cabaret on Friday, April 20, along with a Cabaret backstage pass. The grand prize includes dinner for four along with four tickets to see the show on Saturday, April 21.

“Like” us today and watch for contest rules.