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After Thoughts Returns

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Register today for the spring After Thoughts series.

After thoughts at UW-Green Bay

Laura Hollingsworth Tuesday, March 13, 2012
“Leading through Transformative Change: Lessons from the Media Trenches”
Laura Hollingsworth, ’89, UW-Green Bay alumna and publisher of The Des Moines Register
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

Both events take place at the Weidner Center from 5-7 p.m.
To register or for more information visit

Mark King addresses Business Week

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
Mark King

Mark King

Business Week 2012

TaylorMade-adidas Golf President and CEO Mark King, a 1981 UW-Green Bay graduate, will give the keynote address for Business Week 2012.

His address will cap nearly two weeks of events provided for UW-Green Bay students preparing for post-graduation opportunities. The event is organized by the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business and Career Services.

See details including the schedule of events, list of sponsors, and more on King, who supports a golf fundraiser for Phoenix Athletics and recently joined UW-Green Bay’s Chancellor’s Council of Trustees.

Save the date, Green Innovations 2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

EMBI, UW-Green BayThe Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) is hosting a multi-day symposium April 18-20, 2012.

This year’s theme is “Water — Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” and features a showing of the award-winning documentary, Tapped.

Read the full line-up of events and register here:

Get in the game!

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Phoenix basketball fans
It’s been a sweet season for the Phoenix women’s basketball program. Can the Phoenix keep the momentum rolling and make a return to the Sweet 16? One game at a time, starting with the Horizon League quarterfinal March 7. A win would see the Phoenix hosting the semi-finals and championship Friday, March 9 and Sunday, March 11, respectively.

Phoenix AthleticsGet in the game. Buy tickets here.

Get fired-up for the tournament. Watch this “Phoenomenal” video that captures the essence of college athletics at Green Bay.

Alumni games for Phoenix basketball

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
Men's Basketball, Alumni GameWomen's Basketball, Alumni Game

The annual basketball Alumni Day for men’s and women’s basketball always draws a crowd. Events included a pre- and post-game reception for all Phoenix alumni, throwback jerseys for the youth, and alumni introductions at halftime. The Phoenix beat the Bulldogs 80-68 in front of its largest crowd of the season.

The UW-Green Bay women’s basketball alumni gathered on Saturday, Feb. 11 to celebrate more than 35 years of excellence. Events included an Alumni Game, halftime introductions with the Special Olympians on campus for the day, a post-game reception, and more.

To see more photos from these events, visit the Alumni Photo Gallery.

Save the date – spring Theatre productions

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Criminal Hearts‘Criminal Hearts’ opens Feb. 23
Crime, infidelity, friendship highlight this comedy.
To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.



CabaretTake a Sneak Peak at ‘Cabaret’ – opens April 20
Set in the seedy Kit Kat Klub in 1930 Berlin, Cabaret premiered on Broadway in 1966, sweeping the Tony Awards. Cabaret has become a classic of American Musical Theatre featuring a brilliant and memorable score by Kander and Ebb who later collaborated on the musical Chicago.

To purchase tickets and view a complete list of show times, click here.

Oak Ridge Boys, Iglesias, more at the Weidner

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

Check out the busy winter line-up at the Weidner Center.

Go to for more information on the events listed here and a full calendar listing.


December 2011:
December 18 – The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show, Weidner Center, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
December 30 – Jim Brickman’s “A Christmas Celebration,” Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

January 2012:
January 20 – Comedian Frank Caliendo, Weidner Center, 8 p.m.
January 28 – UWGB Music: Jazz Fest, Weidner Center, 4 p.m.
January 29 – UWGB Music: Faculty Recital, David Severtson, Fort Howard Hall, 2 p.m.

‘After Thoughts’ Series Continues on Nov. 1

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

After Thoughts seriesAn engaging new season of After Thoughts series of programs for women kicked off Sept. 20 with Prof. Kim Nielsen’s presentation, “Jane Addams and the Challenge of a Living Democracy.”

Don’t miss Susan Frost, lecturer at UW-Green Bay and president of Frost Marketing Communications Inc., when she presents “The Lust to Shop: From Romanticism to Modernism in a Shoebox” on Nov. 1.

Read more.

Video: Past meets present for Phoenix hoops

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Legendary UW-Green Bay men’s basketball coach Dick Bennett spent some time at UWGB recently. The Phoenix Hall of Famer and current head coach Brian Wardle discussed a variety of topics, including Bennett’s recent visit with the men’s and women’s basketball staffs, the history of the program and the task of building a program and creating an identity. Click here to see the video.