Tag: guest lecturer

Kaye invited to present at FDR Library for 75th anniversary

More prestigious acknowledgment for UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye: The Democracy and Justice Studies faculty member has been invited as one of two featured speakers for a Wednesday, Jan. 6, event at the FDR Presidential Library in New York marking the 75th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” inaugural address in 1940. The program, […]

UW-Green Bay wins second Latino grant: The Culture of Fusion

Associate Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of Humanistic Studies shares word of a sizeable grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council to help fund “The Culture of Fusion” project organized by UW-Green Bay. The $10,000 award will support activities during the first half of calendar year 2016, including: A concert and lecture on Latin Jazz with Chilean saxophonist […]

Former Congressmen Petri, Obey address public policy students

Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s Public Policy class enjoyed an opportunity Monday to hear first-hand from two veterans of the Washington, D.C., political scene. Former House Representatives Tom Petri (R) and David Obey (D), both of whom retired from Congress, visited the class to lecture and take student questions. The Congressmen visited Weinschenk’s class as the […]

Visiting professor to lecture here on Hmong culture in China


Dr. Yan Gao, from the art department at Bijie College in Guizhou Province, China, will lecture about the traditional culture and dress of Hmong residents of the province from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 26) in a free public talk in MAC Hall Room 223. The campus visit is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s Hmong […]

Chancellor Miller to address LIR class on UWGB history (and future)


Learning in Retirement is throwing open the doors to one of its classes that will feature a presentation by Chancellor Gary L. Miller and discussion of the institution’s 50th Anniversary. Faculty, staff and friends are invited to this Wednesday’s installment of the LIR course “Celebrating 50 Years and the Power of the Phoenix.” The session […]

Reminder: Series continues with Peruvian author’s talk on ‘New Latinos’


The campus/community series “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” continues with the screening of another film segment and a talk by Peruvian-born author Marie Arana at 6 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 21) in the Christie Theatre. “The New Latinos” is the topic. Wednesday’s event is the third in this year’s “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” […]

Faculty note: Hutchison presentation on ‘tent graves’


Prof. Ray Hutchison (Sociology) will be presenting an overview of his recent (and continuing) research on tent graves of the Tennessee highlands at the Social Science Research Forum this Friday (Oct. 23) from 2:20 to 3:30 p.m. in Bemis Hall Room 213 at St. Norbert College, De Pere. Hutchison’s talk, titled “East Tennessee Ephemerides: The […]

Friday’s NAS Seminar: New fungal disease has snakes on the run


The Natural and Applied Sciences seminar series continues this Friday (Oct. 23) with the program “Another Emerging Fungal Disease: Snake Fungal Disease Threatens Conservation Efforts.” Guest lecturer Matthew Allender is a zoo and wildlife veterinarian who runs a wildlife epidemiology lab at the University of Illinois. Ophidiomyces (Snake Fungal Disease) has been observed recently in […]

Great Books series resumes with Kain on Dostoevsky


The Great Books discussion series organized by the Humanistic Studies academic unit continues Tuesday (Oct. 13) when European and Russian history specialist Kevin Kain of the faculty will lead discussion of Dostoevsky’s Notes from the Underground. The free public event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the main downtown branch of the […]

Entwistle is next ‘Last Lecturer’

Prof. Jeff Entwistle is the second speaker in UW-Green Bay’s special 50th Anniversary Last Lecture Series. The veteran faculty member will address the topic “We All Need Theatre in Our Lives and in Our Future” in his talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the University Union’s Christie Theatre. Entwistle says inspiration for his […]