Tag: discussion

Chancellor’s statement on tolerance, need for discussion

Already distributed campuswide, but repeated here for the record, is an email sent this morning to faculty, staff and students from UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller: The recent events at the University of Missouri and elsewhere in the American Academy remind me of the importance of our commitment to diversity and tolerance, and our […]

‘We All Deserve to Die?’ HUS looks at ethics, political violence in Gothic stories

Humanistic Studies will host another Faculty Forum on Friday, May 8, at 2:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room of the Mauthe Center. Featured presenters Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English/Humanistic Studies) and Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger (Democracy & Justice Studies) will lecture on the topic “‘We All Deserve to Die?': The Ethics of Political Violence in […]

Social media specialist Richter will share tips for analytics

UW-Green Bay social media specialist Jena Richter will share tips on “Social Media Analytics” in a session from 3 to 4 p.m. next Wednesday, May 6, in Wood Hall Room 327. She’ll repeat the session at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 7, in IS 1129E. Richter will focus on Facebook and Twitter social media analytics. The […]

Aldo Leopold documentary is iPat film this Tuesday

The iPat environmental film series is back with “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time” at 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 3) in the Christie Theatre. The film explores Leopold’s thinking, renewing his idea of a land ethic for a population facing 21st century ecological challenges. After the showing, Tom Bolt, past […]

Philosophers’ Café: Voelker on ‘reflective discussion’

“Just as many of us are recovering from our first bout of holiday indulgence,” writes Philosophy program chair Christopher Martin, “the Philosophers’ Café adds more to your plate!” Historian David Voelker, associate professor of Humanistic Studies, is the discussion leader at 7 p.m. today (Wednesday, Dec. 3) on “The Art of Reflective Discussion.” The monthly […]

Kurds the topic of next Global Studies Roundtable

Ozum Yesiltas, an assistant professor of political science at St. Norbert College, will address “The Kurds and the Situation in the Middle East” at the next Global Studies Roundtable Discussion at UW-Green Bay. The free session, open to all, runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. this Friday (Dec. 5) in Room 103 of the University […]

Philosophers Café plans after-the-fact Election Day (and democracy) analysis

This month’s Philosophers Café comes the day after Tuesday’s election and asks whether voting is an unquestionable democratic good. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger of Political Science and Democracy and Justice Studies promises to channel Aristotle, who once described democracy like a potluck where everyone brings their favorite dish. Wouldn’t we rather our meal […]

Psi Chi promotes ‘Mind vs. Brain’ dialog with Jeffreys, Lorenz, Martin

Student Chad Osteen of the campus chapter of Psi Chi, the honor society in psychology, invites faculty and staff to an interdisciplinary conversation on the topic “Mind vs. Brain.” The event will take place Monday, Nov. 10, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 208 of MAC Hall. Featured will be three faculty members – […]

You’re invited: Islam awareness, education event is Thursday on campus

The campus and larger communities are invited to an evening program titled “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 30) at the Mauthe Center on campus. The event is being held to dispel myths, answer questions and educate attendees about […]

Tuesday’s program: Never dress up as an ‘Indian’

“Why You Should Definitely Never Dress Up as an ‘Indian’” is the title of a presentation set for 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 21) in the Heritage Room on the second level of the University Union. Hosted by the American Intercultural Center, the free discussion will be led by Prof. Miriam Schacht of UW‐Oshkosh. […]