Tag: Education

Alumnus Larry Laraby wins Golden Apple

Green Bay Preble teacher Larry Laraby ’98 and ’07 (English and Master’s in Applied Leadership) almost had an entirely different story to tell. If his high school counselor had given up on him, he would never have pursued college, gone into teaching of claimed his Golden Apple Award. See more in the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Hunt and his invention featured in Green Bay Press-Gazette

He’s highlighting URSCA this week, and UW-Green Bay Mathematics student Sam Hunt made the Green Bay Press-Gazette, as well, this week. “The New Zealand native continues to amaze with his winning business ideas. Last year, Hunt was a winner in the UWGB Student Business Idea Contest with a social enterprise startup offering affordable, local and organic […]

WPR reports on Doctorate in Native Studies

Wisconsin’s only doctorate program in native studies will begin this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. It’s the first public campus in Wisconsin to do so. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. J P Leary, told Wisconsin Public Radio that the four-year coursework is based on “footwork,” not “bookwork.” Instead of research and dissertations, students will […]

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 […]