“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.
A number of individuals with UW-Green Bay ties collaborated for an extensive piece on “Navigating the First Year in Community,” for the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). Denise Bartell (Director of Student Success and Engagement and Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) Program Director) Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger (Democracy and Justice Studies, Political Science, […]
UW-Green Bay Global Studies is holding its third Spring 2018 conversation about important international events, “Globalization, Art, and Social Justice.” Acclaimed artist Oliver Ressler will be presenting his perspectives on globalization, social activism and the role of art in promoting social justice. The conversation will be on Friday, Mar. 2 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. […]
UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was on the Dean Obeidallah show Tuesday, Feb. 20 on SiriusXM Progress Channel 127 to talk about “what can be achieved when Dems think big.”
Global Studies program invites you to its second Spring 2018 Conversation about important international events, “Where are they now? Updates on the political situation in Germany, Spain and France.” Here is the submission: “Remember discussions about the German elections, situation in Catalonia, and upcoming Russian presidential elections? Ever wonder what is going on now? We will discuss […]
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) will “chart the historical origins and the political conditions that have led to our modern economy,” in a program Feb. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the T.B. Scott Free Library Community Room, Merrill, Wis. The Merrill Foto News has a full preview.
Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]
Assistant Prof. Kris Coulter (Democracy and Justice Studies) published a co-authored article, “#Blackrepresentation, Intersectionality, and Politicians’ Responses to Black Social Movements on Twitter,” in Mobilization: An International Quarterly.
The UW-Green Bay Twitter “reenactment” of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880 on Wednesday, Dec. 6 gained some media attention. WFRV covered the story before the reenactment. Also, WLUK Fox11 was in the classroom covering the event.