Tag: guest speaker

Guest speakers provide students with unique opportunities in Prof. Weinschenk’s class

Dr. Ashok Rai (CEO of Prevea Health; Chancellor’s Council of Trustees member) visited Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s (Political Science) Congress class to guest lecture on his testimony before Congress last year. He also talked about the importance of advocacy and lobbying, ways to re-think the American healthcare system and health issues facing Wisconsin like the […]

‘Mock Law Class’ comes to MAC hall, next week 


Know anyone thinking about becoming a lawyer? Would they be interested in learning about what a law school class might be like? Prof. Jerry Organ of the University of St. Thomas School of Law will be hosting a Mock Law Class next Thursday (Nov. 19) from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in MAC 107. The class […]

Spude is featured speaker on Veterans Day 


Staff Sgt. Jared Spude — you might recall his selection as the Outstanding Student from among his May 2015 graduating class of roughly 1,000 students — is being featured again, this time as the primary speaker at the 2015 Veterans Day Reception at 4 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 11) in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Fellow veterans […]

Friday’s NAS Seminar: Illinois researcher (and UWGB grad) talks rivers


The Natural and Applied Sciences seminar series resumes this Friday (Nov. 6) with the presentation “Often too much but sometimes too little: Phosphorus and dissolved oxygen in Illinois streams and rivers.” Featured speaker Mike Machesky will begin his talk at 3:30 p.m. in Room 301 of the Environmental Sciences Building. Machesky is a 1976 UW-Green […]

Reminder: Hmong perspective on public health, tonight


Chua Xiong, director of the Brown County Department of Public Health, will speak about public health issues and the Hmong community today (Nov 2) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in MAC Hall Room 223. She is the first Hmong public health director in the state. The talk is sponsored by the Hmong Studies Center.

Photo: Petri, Obey, Genrich visit Weinschenk class


Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s UW-Green Bay class in Public Policy heard first-hand Monday from two veterans of the Washington, D.C., political scene in former U.S. Reps. Tom Petri (R) and David Obey (D). The two were making their first stop as part of their Civic Participation Lecture Series. State Rep. Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay, was […]

Faculty note: Voelker talks teaching at North Carolina university


Historian David Voelker, associate professor of Humanistic Studies, spent time earlier this month on the campus of High Point University, a private, nationally recognized liberal arts institution in High Point, N.C., where he gave an invited talk and led a faculty development workshop on the scholarship of teaching and learning. Voelker, a co-director of the […]