Tag: Economics

Faculty note: Huh published in leading journal

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Yunsun Huh (Democracy & Justice Studies, Dept. of Economics, Women’s and Gender Studies) has recently had a paper published in the top field journal, Feminist Economics. Her paper, “Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of U.S. Immigrants and Their Home Country Counterparts,” was first published online, and will later appear in the […]

Faculty note: Nesslein chosen to participate in ‘Research on Poverty’


Economist Thomas Nesslein, associate professor of Urban and Regional Studies, has been chosen to participate in a four-day intensive workshop focused on the poverty theory and policy analysis, sponsored and paid for by the Institute for Research on Poverty at UW-Madison. The event takes place May 26-29. Key topics to be presented include A Historical […]

Kangayappan, University Mace and scroll will feature prominently


The University Mace — a ceremonial staff signifying authority — will be carried to the stage Friday by the University’s most senior faculty member, Prof. Kumar Kangayappan, a faculty economist since 1968. As part of the ceremony, Kangayappan will remove from the Mace handle a scrolled parchment document signed previously by each of UW-Green Bay’s […]

UW-Shariff: Family follows scholarly advice

If teaching at the same institution for 44 years isn’t enough to validate Prof. Ismail Shariff’s commitment to a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay education, consider that he also convinced his son, brother-in-law, and four grandchildren to attend UWGB before retiring in 2011.

From expert prof to recent grad, Fox 11 jobs story has UW-Green Bay ties

There were UW-Green Bay ties aplenty in a Thursday (July 3) jobs story from Fox 11 News. Reporter Bill Miston interviewed Associate Prof. Tom Nesslein for the economist’s perspective on the most recent federal and state employment numbers, and also talked to May 2014 Business Administration grad Alex Tilton, now employed at Green Bay’s Breakthrough […]

100 reasons to celebrate as great-grandson graduates

Honoria Huila, 100 years old, had a great seat for Saturday’s UW-Green Bay commencement. She watched from the concourse level, straight up from the stage, as great-grandson Youcef Boubenider received his bachelor’s degree in economics. (He joined her a few minutes after the ceremony for an impromptu family reunion.) Saturday’s event wasn’t the first university […]

OK, that was the tallest grad… How about the oldest member of the audience?

If you guessed the age at under 100, guess again. Honoria Huila had a great seat for Saturday’s UW-Green Bay commencement as she watched great-grandson Youcef Boubenider receive his bachelor’s degree in economics. Actually, Mrs. Huila, a native of Colombia, is an old hand when it comes to UW-Green Bay graduation ceremonies. We have a […]

Six Phoenix student-athletes earn winter academic all-league honors

Six UW-Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2014 Winter Academic All-Horizon League Teams, the conference office announced on Thursday. The teams, which represent success in competition as well as in the classroom, were voted on by the league’s faculty athletics representatives and athletics communications directors. Earning academic all-league honors for the […]