Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Reminder: Please attend the Civic Action Open Forum, Friday, April 20

Are your students working on research or service projects in the community, or serving as interns? Do you wonder how we can support and cultivate work that connects our campus to the outside world and helps prepare students for a future of contributing to the broader public good? Did you hear a rumor that there […]

Attend the 2018 Gubernatorial Election Forum, April 16

UWGB-United and student organization Feminists 4 Action invite you to join them for a 2018 Gubernatorial Election Forum featuring candidates Tony Evers, Matt Flynn, Mahlon Mitchell and Kathleen Vinehout. The forum will be held on Monday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Christie Theater, University Union. This event is free and open to the […]

Faculty note: Prof. Morgan appointed to CLEP development committee

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Eric J. Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies), has been appointed to the Development Committee of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) for the United States history exams. The CLEP exams assess college-level knowledge in 36 subject areas and provide a mechanism for earning college credits without taking college courses. The exams […]

Reminder: Women’s History Month podcast extravaganza, April 5, 2018

It’s a live podcast extravaganza in the Common Grounds Coffeehouse! As part of Women’s History Month, the Phoenix Studios podcast “Serious Fun” will record its final episode in a three-episode series featuring all-female panels discussing gender issues and the female experience in popular culture. The event is Thursday, April 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. […]

Save the date: Civic Action Open Forum, Friday, April 20

Are your students working on research or service projects in the community, or serving as interns? Do you wonder how we can support and cultivate work that connects our campus to the outside world and helps prepare students for a future of contributing to the broader public good? Did you hear a rumor that there […]

Historical Perspective Series features Michael Tomasky, Tuesday, March 27

Michael Tomasky, Political Writer at The Daily Beast and editor of Democracy will present, “Party Politics Today: Can the Republic Survive Trump? Red, Blue, and Coming Unglued,” Tuesday, March 27 at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theater. Free and open to the public. For more information contact Prof. Harvey J. Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies)  […]

Faculty note: Shelton has publication in ‘American Educator’

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) published an article called “Teacher Unionism in America: Lessons from the Past for Defending and Deepening Democracy” in the most recent issue of the American Educator, the national publication for the American Federation of Teachers. Drawing on Shelton’s book Teacher Strike! and additional research, the […]

Faculty note: Prof. Shelton featured in ‘Education Week’

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 […]

Faculty Note: Shelton interviewed by LA Times

“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 […]