UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael L. Draney (Natural & Applied Sciences) has published a paper in the journal Arachnology describing a new species of spider from the Everglades National Park in Florida. The spider is from a family not native to the United States, and was probably introduced from the Mediterranean region by human activity. The […]
UW-Green Bay History program Chair, Heidi Sherman, was appointed to the boards of two community organizations in March. She was elected to the National Railroad Museum’s Board of Directors. Founded in 1956, the museum offers a unique learning experience through the preservation of artifacts and creation of fun interactive events for all ages. She was […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Ismail Shariff (Economics) has a new paper, “The Paradox of Rural Development in the Context of New Innovations Facing the Agricultural Sector of Developing Countries,” that has been accepted for presentation at the World Bank Conference, June 20-15, 2018.
A column by faculty emeritus Michal Kraft (Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs) was featured in The Eagle on March 17, 2018. “Given these alternatives, we should keep the federal ethanol requirement for its desirable goals of reducing reliance on imported oil and limiting greenhouse gas emissions. But we also should change the rules […]
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was part of an extensive interview with Education Week on March 13, 2018 regarding teacher strikes. “The history of teacher strikes dates back to the 1950s and 1960s, when teachers and other public employees started pushing for the collective-bargaining rights held by private-sector employees. Most […]
“Stillwater, Okla., teacher Alberto Morejon was sitting on his couch, watching TV news coverage of the teachers’ strike in West Virginia, when he thought: Something also needs to be done at home, where teachers have similarly low pay. Morejon wasn’t a power player in the labor movement. But he created a Facebook group titled Oklahoma […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) returned to the Rick Smith Show earlier this week to talk about FDR’s vision of “Freedom from Want” in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Saturday Evening Post’s publication of Norman Rockwell’s painting of that same title.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Sarah Schuetze (Humanities) has a new peer-reviewed article: Carrying Home the Enemy: Smallpox and Revolution in American Love and Letters, Early American Literature, Volume 53, Number 1, 2018, pp. 97-125 (Article) 1775-76, published by The University of North Carolina Press.
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Data Science, MIS, Statistics) delivered a lecture on the topic “Does being ethical make good visual sense?” The conference was organized by Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance’s at the Lambeau Field Atrium, March 7, 2018. The two-day conference brought together expert practitioners to share experience, both successful and challenging, with protecting, […]
A new book edited by Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung, “Latina/o American Health and Mental Health,” is now available. It is described as “Essential reading for health and mental health administrators, community agencies, and policy makers as well as students and general interest readers.” This book details the state of the physical and mental health […]