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Common Theme 2014-15Engaging in Public Life

Upcoming Events

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Phoenix Talk

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 pm

MAC 210

Speakers include: Mayor Schmitt and his chief of Staff Andy Rosendahl
Karen Faulkner of the Golden House Nonprofit
Students, Sarah Wanek and Lydia Schwertfeger
Professors Gurung, Levintova and Staudinger


The event will be a forum consisting of two panels. Each with four speakers. Event will be regarding connecting the university to the community. Everybody is welcome! 


Great Books Discussion Group

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Brown County Central Library

Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and Spanish, will lead a discussion on “The Savage Detectives” by Roberto Bolano.

International Dinner

Saturday, April 18, 2015, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Phoenix Rooms

Join us for a delightful change of pace at the International Dinner sponsored by the Office of International Education, International Club, and SUFAC,  The menu was selected from recipes submitted by international students and will be expertly prepared by A’viands.  Entertainment will include various cultural performances such as singing, dancing, live music and more.

Intertribal Student Council (ISC) 18th Annual Spring Powwow

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Kress Events Center

This year will officially mark the 18th Annual Spring Powwow, with the theme “Honoring the Family.”  The ISC UWGB Annual Spring Powwow serves as a vital cultural awareness and educational acidity to bring campus and the surrounding communities of the greater Green Bay area together.  The powwow provides authentic opportunities within one aspect of Native American culture for all students, faculty, staff, and community members.  The Grand Entry is a sight to behold – when the color guard and dancers line up to enter the powwow arena in all their colorful regalia.  Grand entries are at 1 pm and 7 pm.  There is also a free feast with authentic Native American foods for all powwow attendees at 5 pm in the Mauthe Center.  Come to experience the sights, hear the sounds, taste the foods, be a part of the community, and celebrate the fun of this event.  Free and open to the public.

Great Books Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Brown County Central Library

Rebecca Meacham, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and English, will lead a discussion on “Beloved” by Toni Morrison.