If teaching at the same institution for 44 years isn’t enough to validate Prof. Ismail Shariff’s commitment to a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay education, consider that he also convinced his son, brother-in-law, and four grandchildren to attend UWGB before retiring in 2011.
Students in Associate Professor Heidi Sherman’s History Capstone Seminar were given the chance to travel back in time when they visited a Viking-age replica farmhouse, called a longhouse, Sept. 12 and 13. The experience gave them the chance to smell the bread baking in a clay oven, hear the clang as a hammer smashes against […]
UW-Green Bay History and Fiber Arts students had some fun harvesting this year’s flax from the University Union plaza in September. Faculty members Alison Gates, Art and Design, and Heidi Sherman, History, spearhead the interdisciplinary project, which has begun to attract academic notice nationally (and internationally) and yielded invitations to present at workshops in Europe […]
First-year students are being given the opportunity to “get their hands dirty and learn about ecology and conservation at the same time,” thanks to a $5,990 grant from the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation. The grant, issued to Associate Prof. Mathew Dornbush of the Natural and Applied Sciences academic unit at UW-Green Bay, will support Dornbush’s first-year seminar course titled, “Let’s Go Native: Conservation Biology in Practice.”
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has recognized its top faculty and staff members with 2014 Founders Association Awards for Excellence. The award winners were honored at the annual UW-Green Bay Faculty and Staff Convocation Wednesday morning, Aug. 27.
UW-Green Bay Nursing students got the practicum experience of a lifetime this summer, working hands-on with the marginalized Roma people of Slovakia. Traveling with Associate Prof. Janet Reilly, Nursing, and Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston, Music and Women’s and Gender Studies, the students spent their days caring for and educating the occupants of five Roma settlements […]
UW-Green Bay welcomed a record Campus Preview Day crowd Friday, Aug. 8, when 250 people — prospective students plus their guests — got a taste of what the University has to offer. The total set a record for summer preview days, which offer admitted students, family members and others the chance to tour campus and […]
Grandparents’ University at UW-Green Bay continued a proud tradition of multigenerational fun in learning July 10-11, when nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the eighth annual camp. “We have 198 people who have registered for Grandparent University,” said Camps Director Mona Christensen. “It’s a two-day program where grandparents and grandkids sign up for a class that they take together.”
When UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Sutton got the idea for his original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” he knew his chances of making it big — Broadway or major off-Broadway — weren’t great. He was confident in his idea, the re-telling of Shakespeare’s classic from the perspective of the “losers,” Rosaline and Paris. And yet […]
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Associate Prof. Clifton Ganyard is the recipient of a 2014 UW System Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award, which will be presented Friday, June 6 at the Board of Regents meeting in Milwaukee. Ganyard, Humanistic Studies (History), is one of two UW System teachers to receive the 2014 accolade. The award […]