Vicky Spelshaus worked at UW-Sheboygan as an academic technology specialist for over 20 years, until her retirement due to ALS. Her family has organized a fundraiser online for her, aiming to raise enough for an in-home caregiver. Link to fundraiser here.
UW-Green Bay Prof. (Democracy & Justice Studies) Harvey J. Kaye sits down with @MaryAngelaPerna & @davidslavick to discuss FDR, The Four Freedoms & how understanding the pioneering history of American Social Democracy will help win the future. Listen here.
According to Fatherly, “stroller rage” is very real for parents. It is similar to road rage, which is what most of us have experienced by either receiving it or expressing it. UW-Green Bay Professor Ryan Martin (Psychology) says that stroller rage stems from the same stimulus as road rage. “People get angry when their goals are blocked,” […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) has been elected board co-president of UntitledTown Co., the 501c3 nonprofit that organizes the annual book and author festival in Green Bay. Meacham, one of the Festival founding members and a board member since 2016, previously held roles as the board secretary, programming chair, and marketing/communications chair. […]
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Eric Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies) recently published a chapter “Don’t Play Ball with South Africa” in the edited collection Sport and Protest: Global Perspectives. Morgan’s essay, originally published in The International Journal of the History of Sport, explores the efforts of American Coordinating Committee for Equality in Sport and Society (ACCESS) and other activists […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) spent a week as the Writer-in-Residence at Write On, Door County, a Juddville, Wis. nonprofit dedicated to classes, events and community outreach for writers and readers in Northeast Wisconsin. In exchange for their residency, writers-in-residence conduct a course or other service in exchange; Meacham’s service entailed forging […]
On July 13, 2018 UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English and Humanities) was the featured writer at the Bastille Day Midsummer’s Music event in Ephraim, Wis. In partnership with Midsummer’s Music, a Write On, Door County writer reads a work inspired by music being performed. Meacham read a new nonfiction piece, “Feather Rousing,” in response to “Trio in G […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Human Development and Psychology) was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Ohio Psychology Teaching Conference at the Ohio State University. His talk addressed a major issue faced by many faculty, the challenge to cover content. His suggest? Boldly go beyond content to teach students how to learn and […]
UW-Sheboygan and UW-Manitowoc Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science) was the guest speaker on WPR‘s podcast episode titled “Immigration in America: U.S Attitudes Towards Refugees.” Listen to the podcast.
Manitowoc campus Prof. Jessica Lyn Van Slooten (English & Gender Studies) is an avid poet, who finds inspiration in the Great Lakes landscape, poetry of Emily Dickinson and different music genres. She will share her talent in Manitowoc Art Slam’s Poetry Slam. The event will take place September 14 through 16 in downtown Manitowoc. For […]