Tag: Communication and the Arts

UW professors take classes to ‘a galaxy far, far away’

On December 13, Assistant Prof. Bryan Carr was featured in a story by the Oshkosh Northwestern about UW system professors using the “Star Wars” movies to teach everything from physics to geology. “We think about mythology as this kind of dusty, forgotten thing,” said Carr. “We don’t really think about what our modern mythology is. It’s stuff like […]

King, Nick, Potts to receive UW-Green Bay’s highest alumni honor

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will recognize a total of five meritorious graduates of the institution at the 2015 Alumni Association Awards Night on Friday evening, Oct. 16. The program is part of the annual, two-day Alumni Days celebration, which this year coincides with UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary. The list of honorees begins with Mark […]

Passing of early Alumni Association president

Word has been received of the passing of Gary R. Schmidt, 62, on Aug. 15 in Two Rivers. Schmidt was a returning adult student who received his UW-Green Bay bachelor’s in Communication and the Arts in 1975. During his time as a student, he was known as a dedicated environmentalist. With two fellow students, he […]

Carillon to sound at 4:30 in Larmouth’s memory

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff leaving campus for the weekend will hear the Weidner Memorial Carillon tolling shortly after 4:30 p.m. today (Friday, June 13) as a mark of respect for longtime faculty member and administrator Donald W. Larmouth, who passed away this week. Founding Chancellor Edward Weidner and Larmouth were close associates, and Larmouth […]

Golden Apple grads: UW-Green Bay alumni take share of honors

UW-Green Bay alumni once again were recognized as top teachers Monday (March 4), as two were named Golden Apple Award winners in the annual Brown County contest. Green Bay Washington Middle School teacher Kevin Van Ess is a 1984 Communication and the Arts grad who also received his teacher certification in Instrumental and General Music […]

Prof. Cohrs to perform in Green Bay

Prof. Emeritus Arthur Cohrs (Communication and the Arts) will perform at 2 p.m. on Feb. 13 at Union Congregational Church, 716 S. Madison St. in Green Bay. The lecture and performance is part of the Northeast Wisconsin Piano Teachers’ Forum series. Cohrs taught at UW-Green Bay for 34 years. For more information on the performance […]