Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

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 […]

Photos: Green Bay Fire Twitter Reenactment


On Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, students from Jon Shelton’s “Craft of History” class performed a Twitter “reenactment” of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880, which tore through what today is Green Bay’s east side and ultimately destroyed 100 buildings and led to one death. The goals of the course were to introduce students to […]

Constitutional Law class invites you to Supreme Court simulation

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Kris Coulter’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) Constitutional Law class invites you to a United States Supreme Court Oral Argument and conference simulation on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Room 204. Students will play the roles of attorneys and justices in a hypothetical case involving the […]

Twitter reenactment: Great Green Bay Fire of 1980


The campus community is invited to observe a Twitter reenactment of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880. The event — hosted by Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) and his History 290 students — will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 12:45 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Wood Hall 216. It will […]

Media Advisory: UW-Green Bay Students to Perform ‘Twitter Reenactment’ of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880, Dec. 6

Followed by Public Talk by Firefighter and Author David Siegel Green Bay, Wis. — Twenty-eight UW-Green Bay History students will shine a light on a near-forgotten event in Green Bay history, the Great Green Bay Fire of Sep. 20, 1880. The ‘Twitter Reenactment’ of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880 will take place Wednesday, […]

WTMJ interview UWGB alumnus on opiate overdoses

Paul Krupski, a Brown Deer native and UW-Green Bay graduate (Social Change and Development), is the new Director of Opiate Initiatives. In his first TV interview, he talked with Milwaukee’s WTMJ about the wake of record numbers of opiate overdoses. He previously worked in the Department of Health Services Division of Care and Services as […]