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Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Phoenix Rooms B and C
Non-profit agencies will join local restaurants, banks and other businesses in the area to showcase services at the annual Community Fair. Sponsored by Student Life
Afghan War Rugs: The Modern Art of Central Asia
Thursday, September 11, 2014,
This exhibition showcases a selection of Afghan war rugs created between the 1970s and early 2000s. Made mostly by women these rugs reflect the larger history of Afghan and respond to both the Soviet and American led invasions of their country. Dispensing with their long tradition of nonfigurative styles these artist’s began creating pictorial rugs that incorporated references to the matériel of the occupying armies, subsequently reinvigorating this ancient art.
Opening reception: Thursday, September 11, 4:30-6:30pm
Dr. Annemarie Sawkins, guest curator’s talk at 5:00pm
Exhibit continue through October 2, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
OrgSmorg, the student organization fair, takes place each semester. It provides opportunities for students to connect with sttudent groups and for student leaders to engaage informally with each other. The theme is “Around the World.”
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Get the basic training you need to start your year off right. It’s all about making choices and getting involved on campus. The first session will fouc on values identification, goal setting, and communication.
Constitution Day: 2014 Supreme Court Roundup
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 4:00 pm
Join us for a faculty panel featuring Elizabeth Wheat, Alison Staudinger, Jon Shelton, and more as they discuss recent Supreme Court issues and questions, including “Do corporations have First Amendment rights?” This program commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. Refreshments provided.
Phuture Phoenix Role Model Training
Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wood Hall 302
Please contact Stephanie Cataldo Pabich at email@example.com with questions.
The Color Run 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 10:00 am
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. Last over 7000 people attended the race on the U.W. Green Bay campus and over $5000 was raised for student scholarships and student organizations.
To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine
Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 2:15 - 3:30 pm
Ian Ruskin, dramatist and actor (trained at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art) with perform.
A Chance in This World: Steve Pemberton
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 7:00 pm
A ward of the state for much of his childhood, Steve Pemberton has made opportunity, access, and equality pillars of his personal and professional life. One of America’s most inspiring executives, he is recognized as a leader on matters of diversity and inclusion and their importance to the growth of the American industrial complex.
Pemberton is chief diversity officer and divisional vice president for Walgreens, the first such person to hold that responsibility in the company’s 110-year history. As such, he directs activities to help serve diverse markets and populations, including customers in medically underserved areas, food deserts, and urban areas, as well as strengthens relationships with diverse suppliers and communities.
His memoir, A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home, chronicles his difficult path through foster care and his determined search for his family. It is an inspirational story that crosses generations and cultures, but specifically whispers to those who have had the odds stacked against them. Pemberton’s relentless journey to overcome his setbacks, find his biological family, and right the wrongs of his parents’ past is a model for all families to follow. It is a true testament of faith, fortitude, and forgiveness.
Book signing to follow lecture.
Book Discussion: Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5:00-7:00 pm
1965 Room, University Union
Book Discussion: Leaders East Last by Simon Sinek
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Heritage Room, University Union
Change Dinner, Change the World: Ellen Gustafson
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:00 pm
Phoenix Room B
Ellen Gustafson is a sustainable food system activist, author, innovator and social entrepreneur. Her first book, We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World was published by Rodale Press in May 2014. She is the co-founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank with Danielle Nierenberg. She is also founder of a small sustainable home goods company called the Apron Project. Before the launch of Food Tank, Ellen founded the 30 Project, a campaign that has helped to change the conversation about the global food system by connecting hunger and obesity. She is also the creator of the Change Dinner campaign and HealthClass 2.0, which are helping individuals change the food system at dinner tables and in schools.
Book Discussion: Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 5:00-7:00 pm
Heritage Room, University Union
Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
OrgSmorg, the student organization fair, takes place each semester. It provides opportunities for students to connect with sttudent groups and for student leaders to engaage informally with each other.
Emerging Leadership Experience
Saturday, March 7, 2015, TBA
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Beginning its 6th year, this annual first-year student overnight retreat is designed to help students develop confidence and increase their involvement on campus. Students are nominated and submit an application. The trip is led by ELE alums and a UWGB staff member and takes place at the Team Leadership Center and Sand Bay Lodge in Sturgeon Bay. Participants take the StrengthsQuest assessment. Transportation, meals, and lodging is provided. ” A former participant said, “I learned how to work as a strong, dynamic group–how to work as a team. I also learned that it is easy to make new friends.” Sponsored by Student Life.