Tag: History

Humanities catapult makes a splash

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How about a little medieval history with that side of veggies? The Ancient and Medieval Humanities Club debuted its handmade trebuchet-style catapult at the Humanities Social, Friday afternoon (April 28, 2017) at Lambeau Cottage. After a few minor adjustments and on-site fortifications, onlookers enjoyed watching bio-degradable produce sail into the waters of Green Bay with […]

Faculty note: Kevin M. Kain has chapter published

Senior Lecturer Kevin M. Kain (Humanitie, History) recently had his chapter “Deacon Feodor Ivanov as a Follower of Iosif Volotskii or The Enlightener and ‘The Wolf and Predator… Nikon’,” in David Goldfrank, Valleria Nollan and Jennifer Spock eds., Iosif Volotskii and Eastern Christianity: Essays across Seventeen Centuries” published by New Academia Publishing. The chapter analyzes how and […]

Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta inducts 15 initiates

The Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society, inducted 15 new initiates this week. This year’s inductees are Megan Arent, Courtney M. Bartzen, Alyssa Michelle Behnke, Daniel J. Buckley, Amanda Jean Cline, Michael Tyler Dahlberg, Amber Foster, Ashley Hodorff, Haley Christine Jensson, Brett Krueger, Bonita V. Madden, Emily M. […]

Breakthrough® Fuel employees share tips with alma mater

  UW-Green Bay alumni employed by Breakthrough® Fuel served on a panel Tuesday morning in the Christie Theatre. They shared with current UW-Green Bay students the path that led them to work at Breakthrough® Fuel — a fast-growing, global transportation energy management firm located in downtown Green Bay. Currently 10 UW-Green Bay alumni work for […]

Kevin Kain invited to join panel of international experts at Yale

Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanistic Studies and History) served on a panel of 10 international experts invited to Yale University to discuss “Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia” April 7-8. The program was sponsored by the Yale Macmillian Center (European Studies Council) and funded by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation. The full-length version of […]

Think ‘College to Career’ with Breakthrough Fuel, April 18

Join the panel discussion with alumni who have turned their UW-Green Bay education in to successful careers at one of the area’s most innovative companies, Breakthrough Fuel. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Christie Theatre. Learn firsthand how people from various majors come together to solve problems, find innovative solutions […]

Internship Tuesday continues: KenyaHELP Intern

The new weekly social media initiative, “Internship Tuesday” continues with this week’s feature on Nathan Condon, a junior history and political science student currently interning with KenyaHELP, a local, volunteer-run organization that provides scholarships for Kenyan students. Read more about Condon and his internship. Do you know a UW-Green Bay student with an interesting internship? Please submit a […]

Faculty note: Shelton opens Wisconsin Labor History Society conference

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) gave introductory remarks on the history of the labor movement in Wisconsin for the 36th annual conference of the Wisconsin Labor History Society on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Madison Labor Temple. Shelton also gave a radio interview on his new book Teacher […]

GB Film Society presents ‘The Wind that Shakes the Barley’ April 5

Green Bay Film Society’s “The Wind that Shakes the Barley” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them. Two brothers […]