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Photo gallery: The King Speech

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.

‘Cabaret’ on its way to the Weidner

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. www.facebook.com/uwgbalums.

After Thoughts Returns

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 facebook.com/afterthoughts.uwgb

Mark King addresses Business Week

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

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: www.uwgb.edu/embi/green-innovations-2012/.

Get in the game!

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.