UW-Sheboygan invites community to celebrate Earth Day April 22

Full day of activities scheduled
By UW-Sheboygan

The University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan invites the Sheboygan community to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, to raise awareness of our environment, conservation and health lifestyles.

A full schedule of activities have been planned on the campus, offering faculty, staff, students and the community a variety of opportunities to learn more about nature, science, health, the universe, and more from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. All activities, except the UW-Sheboygan Spring MUSE Concert and Koyaanisqatsi, are FREE and require no tickets.

 Sheboygan’s Shoreline Metro transit system will be offering free bus rides to and from the UW-Sheboygan campus all day April 22 to provide access to the campus programming for the community. For more information on bussing schedules, please contact Shoreline Metro.

The day’s activities have been coordinated by the UW-Sheboygan Music Department, in conjunction with several student organizations, faculty members, businesses and visiting guest lecturers, including those representing the IceCube Extreme South Pole Science exhibit and program from UW-Madison.

UW-Sheboygan is located at One University Drive in Sheboygan. Take Taylor Drive to University Drive, just south of Indiana Avenue. Go up hill and park in either East or West parking lots. Follow signage to appropriate buildings.

A full schedule of activities is below and is available on the UW-Sheboygan Facebook page (search UW-Sheboygan Campus) and at sheboygan.uwc.edu. For more information on specific activities, please contact Dr. Christy Talbott at Christy.talbott@uwc.edu.


UW-Sheboygan Earth Day Schedule

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Student art show in the style of Georgia O’Keefe                                                    Fine Arts Building Hallways


Student Earth Day Posters                                                                                           Acuity Foyer and Fine Arts Reception


Bird Walks (9 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m.)                                                                  Gather in Commons


Earth Day Expo (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)                                                                            Commons

Glacier Lakes

Maywood Environmental Park

UW-Sheboygan Health and Wellness Club Exhibit on Composting

Norwex products


Yoga with Monica            (10 a.m.)                                                                         Room 7006, LR Building Lower Level


FREE Salad Bar (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)                                                                            Commons

Courtesy of Fine Arts and Lecture Committee


Meditation with Amy Elsesser    (11 a.m.)                                                        East gym lawn (if raining, 7006)


Extreme South Pole Science Demos/Displays (11 a.m.-noon)                      Wombat Room


Extreme South Pole Science/IceCube Research Telescope Presentation (noon) Wombat Room


Children’s Earth Day Story-telling (11 a.m.-noon)                                              Room 6001 (Brotz Building)


Movie, Koyaanisqatsi    (11 a.m.-1 p.m.)                                                             Fine Arts Theater


English Club Poetry Reading (noon)                                                                    TBA


The Myth and Meaning of Chemical Free Lecture (1 p.m.)                             Room 6001 (Brotz Building)

Dr. James Karbrhel, UW-Sheboygan Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Remembering a Lost Bird: Lessons From the Past for a Sustainable Future Lecture (2 p.m.)

Dr. Stanley Temple, UW-Madison Professor Emeritas                                    Room 6001 (Brotz Building)


Bird Cove Dedication Ceremony (3 p.m.)                                                         Science Building Courtyard


Extreme South Pole Science Demos/Displays (5-6 p.m.)                               Wombat Room


Chasing the Ghost Particle” IceCube Research film (6-6:30 p.m.)            Wombat Room


Earth Day MUSE Concert (7 p.m.)                                                                  Fine Arts Theater


Geena Rock concert (8:30 p.m.)                                                                  Main Building Upper Courtyard or Commons



Carrie Hoppe, UW-Sheboygan Marketing and Communications Director