Tag: History

Celebrate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 14

To celebrate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I, UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus presents “World War I: Wisconsin, Michigan and the 32nd Red Arrow Division” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Room M-117 in the Main Building. The presentation will be by Associate Prof. Dan Kallgren (History) and Associate […]

Book talk on ‘Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till’ is tomorrow (Oct. 23)

Loyola University Chicago Prof. Elliott Gorn, the Joseph A. Gagliano Professor of American Urban History, will speak on his new book, “Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till,” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Christie Theatre, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Free and open to the public.  

Tonight (Oct. 11) Prof. Leary shares The Story of Act 31

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. J P Leary (Humanities, First Nations Studies, and History) will share The Story of Act 31, at the Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush, Wis. tonight (Oct. 11, 2018) at 7 p.m. Since its passage in 1989, a state law known as Act 31 requires that all students in Wisconsin learn […]

Hoplite Day: Experiencing history first-hand

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With spears and shields in hand, students in Prof. Greg Aldrete’s History of Ancient Greece class experienced history first-hand by recreating battle formations in the quad, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. On the day of the “battle” students took took the the campus quad (between the Cofrin Library and Mary Ann Cofrin Hall) to practice the […]

Major Discovery Day is set for Friday, Oct. 19

Major Discovery Day, hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is set for Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. This open house day is designed for students with interests in the arts, humanities and social sciences to explore life at UW-Green Bay. Featured programs include: Art Communication English History Law and Criminal Justice Music Learn more about the […]

Small steps, big impact for UW-Green Bay student Michelle Haapala

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Success is in sight for UW-Green Bay’s Michelle Haapala — the 2018 P.E.O. Reciprocity Scholarship recipient. Michelle Haapala likes the little things, the small achievements that she witnesses while working with a client with traumatic brain injury, for example. Or a compassionate smile for a child with special needs, making their school day easier. Haapala […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Heidi Sherman named Viking Apprentice for 2019

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (History), who is the curator of UW-Green Bay’s Viking House, will be off to Scandinavia next year as the 2019 Viking Connection apprenticeship recipient. Viking Connection is an outreach program run by the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minnesota. The program is committed to preserving and presenting […]

UW-Green Bay chosen as host institution for inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games

UW-Green Bay has been chosen as a host institution for the inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games. Student knowledge of civics and how American government works is woefully in decline, according to UW-Green Bay History Chair Heidi Sherman, and beginning in 2017, all Wisconsin high school students are now mandated by law to pass the same civics […]