Tag: Education

Research in the Rotunda participants announced

The Office of Grants & Research has announced the UW-Green Bay’s undergraduate researchers participating in University of Wisconsin System’s 15th Annual Research in the Rotunda, April 11, 2018, in the Capitol Rotunda (Madison). Out of more than 25 exceptional student research abstracts submitted for consideration, only six research posters were chosen to be presented. The following […]

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumni Golden Apple Award winners

Three outstanding UW-Green Bay alumni were declared Golden Apple Award winners this year. Larry Laraby, ’98 (English and ’07 graduate in MS Applied Leadership), is a 9-12 grade teacher at Preble High School. April Moran ’97 (Elementary Education) is a kindergarten teacher at Cormier Early Education Center. Nick Rusboldt, ’04 (Urban and Regional Studies) and ’09 […]

Elder hours available to UW-Green Bay community

The UW-Green Bay Education Center for First Nations Studies invites all students, staff, faculty and community members to visit the First Nations Oral Scholars in Residence. The Oral Scholars in Residence program offers an opportunity to learn from First Nations Elders in an informal setting through storytelling and everyday conversation. Spring 2018 Elder Hours will […]

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 […]

Campus learns of the passing of Margaret Laughlin

UW-Green Bay Professor Emerita Margaret Ann Laughlin, died Thursday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2017. Laughlin was awarded the distinction of Professor Emerita in Education in 2004. As a tenured full professor of education, Laughlin served on many University committees, served a term as department chair, was active in the National Council for the Social Studies, co-authored […]

Video: Graduates look forward, and appreciate the recent past

Here’s a quick video review of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 December Commencement and interviews with recent graduates Riley Garbe, Kathryn Donovan and Cody Becker.

‘We are survivors,’ Garbe tells Class of 2017

Riley Garbe's commencement address

Riley Garbe first came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence and moving from home-to-home, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix […]