Tag: First Nations Studies

Reminder: Panel discussion (tomorrow) First Nations environmental perspectives

Prof. Elizabeth Wheat is hosting a panel discussion on First Nations environmental perspectives in her Natural Resources Law, Administration, and Policy course, from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m. in MAC 237, Tuesday, April 12. The public is welcome to attend. Panelists are: Jeffrey M. Mears, member of the Oneida Tribe, has worked in the Environmental Health […]

Panel discussion of First Nations environmental perspectives

Prof. Elizabeth Wheat will be hosting a panel discussion on First Nations environmental perspectives in her Natural Resources Law, Administration, and Policy course, from 12:30 to 1:50 in MAC 237, Tuesday, April 12. The public is welcome to attend. Panelists are: Jeffrey M. Mears, member of the Oneida Tribe, has worked in the Environmental Health […]

UWGB faculty participate in boosting liberal education

On Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24 and 25, seven UW-Green Bay faculty members traveled to Madison to attend “Connecting Your Work to LEAP Wisconsin: A Faculty Collaboratives Conference.” Organized by the UW System and AACU — the national Association of American Colleges and Universities — the conference focused on strategies for providing he highest quality […]

UW-Green Bay ‘Teaching Scholars’ to present next Wednesday


Six professors from across the University who have participated in the UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will talk about their work at a gathering next Wednesday (Sept. 23). They’ll be present to discuss their SoTL projects (exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and ways to enhance undergraduate education) from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in […]

Poet laureate Kort had UW-Green Bay ties


Author Ellen Kort died Tuesday in Appleton at age 79. Kort had ties to UW-Green Bay, back in the days when the official Wisconsin poet laureate position was new and the University held the honor closely. Former Prof. Denise Sweet of Humanistic Studies and First Nations Studies, of course, held the title with distinction from […]

2015 UW-Green Bay Pow Wow set for April 25

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Intertribal Student Council will present the 2015 UW-Green Bay Pow Wow from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Kress Events Center on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. The event, which is free and open to the public, attracts participants and spectators from across Wisconsin and […]

Back by popular demand: Brooks presentation on First Nations culture


The Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program is offering this program again due to popular demand. Guest speaker Forrest Brooks, a lecturer in First Nations Studies, will speak from 2 to 3 p.m. this Thursday (April 9) in Alumni A/B of the University Union. Members of the campus community are invited to learn more about First […]

Leary to present at conference, and speak at White House-sponsored session

It will be a busy weekend for Assistant Prof. JP Leary, who will be in La Crosse presenting with students at an indigenous education conference before delivering the closing remarks at a White House listening session Sunday afternoon. Leary and three students from his First Nations Studies 372 class will take the stage Friday and […]

In the news: Journal Sentinel story highlights First Nations Studies program

UW-Green Bay’s award-winning First Nations Studies program was highlighted Thursday (Oct. 9) in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article that examines UW System efforts to recruit and retain Native American students. Increasing the number of Native students on campuses remains a challenge, the article says, but UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Studies program “is considered a model […]

Reminder: Noon faculty forum with Leary, Hutchison


Humanistic Studies will be hosting its first faculty forum of the fall semester today (Friday, Sept. 26) from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room: • JP Leary, assistant professor of Humanistic Studies and First Nations Studies, “Behavior of our Alumni: First Nations Studies, Education Policy, and Social Change” • Ray Hutchison, professor of […]