Tag: History

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 […]

Prof. Kaye announces additional speaker in Historical Perspectives Series

Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the Young Turks Network (TYT) has been added to the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 in Rose Hall 250. His topic is Hollywood and Politics. He will join an already-scheduled lineup of John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, at […]

UW-Green Bay junior McKenna Kelsey tells her story of transformation in the Lodi Enterprise

She’s an ambitious student at UW-Green Bay, where she studies Political Science and Democracy & Justice Studies, and minors in History, Global Studies and Humanistic Studies. At first, McKenna Kelsey wanted to blend in. Now the junior from Poynette says she’s interested in advocating for people with epilepsy on a global level. Read her story.

Solstice Week Reflection on Earth Stewardship (open to all)

All members of the campus community are invited to participate in a solstice week reflection on earth stewardship. The event will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in Rose Hall 220. (The winter solstice falls on Dec. 21; the event is being held a bit early so more students can attend.) […]

The sky is the limit for Sydne Johnson

Sydne Johnson and Prof. Amanda Nelson

The Kenosha, Wis. native dreams of anthropological research in Asia or curating a museum exhibit on East Asian history. Don’t doubt her. In four years she has immersed herself in travel (South Korea), school (double major in history and biology), clubs and organizations and work (as a phone-a-thon caller). As she nears the end of […]