Tag: History

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 […]

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus marks centennial of WWI Armistice

In honor of the centennial of the WWI Armistice, the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus hosted the presentation of “World War I: Wisconsin, Michigan and the 32nd Red Arrow Division,” which was led by Associate Prof. Dan Kallgren (History) and Associate Prof. Keith West (Geoscience). The Eagle Herald featured the program as its lead story.

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 […]