Tag: discussion

Tonight: 2017 Philosophers Café kicks-off with Provost Greg Davis

Maybe one of your New Year resolutions was to get out more, or find opportunities to chat with folks about different and odd but stimulating topics. Heck, maybe it was to finally unearth the governing dynamics of this brilliant universe of ours. Or maybe it was just to drink more coffee or beer in local establishments where […]

2017 Philosophers Café kicks-off with Provost Greg Davis (this Thursday)

Maybe one of your New Year resolutions was to get out more, or find opportunities to chat with folks about different and odd but stimulating topics. Heck, maybe it was to finally unearth the governing dynamics of this brilliant universe of ours. Or maybe it was just to drink more coffee or beer in local establishments where […]

David Voelker leads community reflection Friday

Are you having difficulty finding empathy and kindness following the divisiveness of last week’s election? Do you wonder if these things are even possible or desirable? Please join facilitator David Voelker for a reflective discussion from 11 a.m. to noon, on Friday, Nov. 18 in Wood Hall 410 (Education Center for First Nations Studies, conference […]

Final fall semester Global Studies discussion

The final Global Studies discussion of the semester will be held in the 1965 Room of the University Union, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 15. The discussion will be led by Prof. Caroline Boswell (History and Humanistic Studies), UWGB’s resident British historian, and will cover the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising, the Irish […]

UWGB alumna Juliet Cole leads Stand Against Racism panel

UW-Green Bay alumna, longtime employee and YWCA board member, Juliet Cole, will be leading a community discussion on race from Noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Called “Courageous Discussions,” this panel is one of the Stand Against Racism’s six planned community discussions for 2016-17, hosted by the YWCA. The ethnically diverse panel members […]

Philosophers’ Café meeting

Is imitation the greatest form of flattery? Is it a negative? This will be the main topic of discussion for the Philosophers’ Café from 7-8:30 p.m. this Thursday, Oct.13. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Psychology and Human Development) will be evaluating various areas of interest surrounding imitation, including why we imitate, its evolutional origin […]

Senators Tammy Baldwin and Dave Hansen campus visit

Tammy Baldwin recently visited UWGB to hold a roundtable discussion on her “In the Red” legislation. Senator Dave Hansen was also present to speak about his college affordability efforts at the state level. Current and former students shared their stories about funding their college education and paying off student debt. See the photo.

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 […]