Tag: History

Next installment of ‘Tough Talks’ set for Wednesday (Mar. 6)

“Tough Talks: Teaching to the Transition from High School to College” with Associate Prof. Vince Lowery (History, Humanities), interim director of the GPS Program, will be taking place on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Room 201 or virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Sign up. More about […]

300 students from four counties to compete in National History Day regional event at UW-Green Bay, March 2

National History Day 2018 at UWGB

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host the Northeastern Wisconsin Region’s National History Day competition on Saturday, March 2, 2019, marking the 17th consecutive year the event has been held on the Green Bay campus. The 2019 National History Day competition will be held at UW-Green Bay’s University Union and Mary Ann […]

Candidate forums for Director of Student Success & Engagement, Tuesday, Feb. 26 through Thursday, Feb. 28

On-campus interviews will be Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 through Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 for the candidates for the UW-Green Bay’s Director of Student Success and Engagement position. During an open presentation, each of the candidates will present on “Priorities and Strategies to Promote Student Success.” The schedule is as follows: Kelly Smith, Assistant Professor of […]

Faculty invited to take capstone experience survey

Associate Prof. Caroline Boswell (Humanities) and co-investigators are engaging in a multi-institutional study that researches the influences on instructors’ design, teaching and facilitation of culminating experiences for students often known as “capstone experiences.” To help them understand this better, please take this anonymous survey, consisting of mostly Likert scale closed-ended questions. This survey should take approximately 20 minutes. […]

Prof. Aldrete has new book published with Bloomsbury Press

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Prof. Greg Aldrete (History, Humanities) on publication of his new book, “The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks and Romans Done for Us,” by Bloomsbury Press. It is It is co-authored with his wife, Alicia Aldrete. Says Prof. Aldrete, “This is a revised and substantially expanded edition of a […]

Historical Perspectives Lectures Spring 2019

The Historical Perspective Series continues this Spring with two lectures. Jillian Jacklin, a Ph.D. student from UW-Madison, will speak on “Irresponsible Men and Incorrigible Women: Criminal Justice in Progressive-Era Wisconsin,” on Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Dan Kaufman, a journalist and writer from New […]

Reminder: Global Studies holding first Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday (Feb. 6)

Global Studies is holding its first Spring 2019 discussion “Brazil after 2018 Presidential Elections” on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 125 located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The discussion will be led by UW-Green Bay’s Bruna Muraca (Political Science, History, and Global Studies) and Dr. Javier Escudero, Ph.D., Director […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Aldrete to grads: ‘Live with solitude, failure and ignorance’

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Since 1995, Professor Gregory Aldrete has been relating the past to the present at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. A professor of Humanistic Studies and History, Aldrete focuses his studies on the Ancient World and what lessons we can learn from history. The following is his address to the UW-Green Bay 2018 Winter graduates. “This […]

History presentations a win for Packers/UW-Green Bay

History presentations a win for Packers/UW-Green Bay

This semester, UW-Green Bay History, Democracy and Justice Studies, and Humanities students and faculty, collaborated on an exciting project to document the history of the Green Bay Packers as the franchise celebrates 100 years. The students presented their findings at a public presentation at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 from 5 to […]