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‘New uniform’ for Public Safety’s Gross

No, Police Lt. Jeff Gross of UW-Green Bay’s Public Safety division isn’t such a huge ‘Star Wars’ fan that he has his own replica Imperial Stormtrooper costume. But Discovery network TV personality Adam Savage is, and does. And Gross is a good sport. So, when Savage and “MythBuster’ co-star Jamie Heyneman entertained at the Weidner […]

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Text: Prof. Gregory S. Aldrete’s acceptance speech for UW System teacher of the year

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gregory S. Aldrete shared a lesson on the value of history and the humanities with the UW System Board of Regents when he received the 2015 Regents Teaching Excellence Award at the board’s meeting in Waukesha on April 10. In his acceptance speech, Aldrete (shown with students in the file photo above, […]

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Award-winning Aldrete to Regents: History isn’t history, it’s asking questions

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gregory S. Aldrete gave the UW System Board of Regents a little history lesson upon receiving the Regents Teaching Excellence Award Friday at the board’s meeting in Waukesha. He told them he favored the ancient Greek usage of the word “historia” — the asking of questions — over the more modern sense […]

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WBAY-TV previews Tuesday’s forum on race relations, policing

A panel discussion on “Race Relations and the Local Police” is scheduled to take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (April 14) at the Union’s Phoenix Room. WBAY-TV offers a preview. They interviewed Justin Mallett of the American Intercultural Center, which is hosting the event, and Public Safety Director Tom Kujawa. A “shoot/don’t shoot” […]

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Faculty note: Prof. Emeritus Kraft marks 25 years for latest edition


The ninth edition of Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century is coming out Tuesday (April 14). Michael E. Kraft, UW-Green Bay professor of Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs, is co-editor along with Norman Vig of Carleton College. Kraft notes the book debuted in 1990, 25 years ago, with a new edition […]

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Faculty note: Kaye writes on FDR anniversary for Daily Beast

UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye, Democracy and Justice Studies, spent much of last week in the New York City area, marking the 70th anniversary of April 1945 and the passing of President Franklin D. Roosevelt with a series of invited talks and media appearances. Kaye also submitted a guest essay on the topic to […]

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Passing of Coral Lee MacKay

Former academic adviser Coral Lee MacKay, known to countless UW-Green Bay students from the 1970s and ‘80s on through her retirement in 1998, has passed away. She died Tuesday in Milwaukee at age 86. A native of Sturgeon Bay, she taught in Green Bay area high schools before joining the UWGB advising staff in fall […]

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Whirlwind week for Kaye includes talk at Marist

UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye, Democracy and Justice Studies, is speaking Thursday night (April 9) on the scenic campus of Marist College (overlooking the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) as part of that institution’s Academic Lecture Series sponsored by the political science and history faculties. Kaye’s topic: “Great Presidents Need Great Citizens.” A noted […]

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Research Scholar honor goes to Christin DePouw


Christin DePouw, assistant professor of Education, has been named the recipient of a 2016 Research Scholar Award as presented by the faculty Research Council chaired by Prof. Amy Wolf. The selection was based on DePouw’s proposal, “Role of Critical Race Consciousness in Strengthening Academic and Cultural Identities in Hmong American Students.” The award will help […]

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Roses for Roosevelt: Kaye speaks Sunday at FDR remembrance


FDR scholar Harvey J. Kaye of the UW-Green Bay Democracy and Justice Studies faculty is an invited speaker this Sunday (April 12) at “Roses for Roosevelt,” a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt that will take place at the new Four Freedoms Park in New York City. The […]

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