Tag: History

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton referenced in piece on how teacher strikes impact education students | The Badger Herald

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (History) and his talk on Wisconsin Public Radio was referenced in a piece on how Universities should prepare education students for all aspects of their future field. More via University should prepare students for all parts of being a teacher | The Badger Herald. 

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Caroline Boswell publishes article

Associate Prof. and Director of the Center of Advancement of Teaching and Learning Caroline Boswell (History) recently published the article “Developing the Whole Teacher: Collaborative Engagement as Faculty Development within a First-Year Experience Program” in The Journal of Faculty Development. The article explores “a collaborative approach that embeds faculty development in a program for underserved students, […]

Faculty note: Prof. Jon Shelton publishes new book chapter

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (History) has recently published a book chapter entitled “Teacher Unions and Associations” for Springer’s International Handbook of Historical Studies in Education: Debates, Tensions, and Directions. The chapter, published in a book featuring numerous internationally renowned historians, covers the global historiographic trajectory of teacher unions and other teacher associations.  Here’s a link to […]

History buffs and others enjoy ‘Viking of All Ages’ festival at Green Bay and Manitowoc Campuses


The Viking House on UW-Green Bay, Green Bay Campus and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences teamed up to provide fun for “Vikings of All Ages” last week, Thursday, Oct. 3. The free Viking Festival event featured three performances by Viking storyteller Adrian Spendlow (United Kingdom) and the Viking wrestling troupe Telge Glima […]

The Viking House is hosting a Viking Festival, Thursday, Oct. 3

Get ready for the UW-Green Bay Viking Festival, Thursday, Oct. 3 from noon to 7 p.m. at the Viking House, on the Green Bay Campus (near Wood Hall parking lot). Free performances by Viking storyteller Adrian Spendlow and the Viking wrestling troupe. More more information contact Heidi Sherman, 920-465-5146 or shermanh@uwgb.edu. More on Facebook.   […]

Faculty note: Prof. Reilly gives ‘Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World’ public talk|Penn State University

“Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World,” a public talk and workshop, will take place Sept. 20 and 21 at Penn State University Park. Marking the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s suffrage in the United States, this event shifts our focus to a broad range of women’s rights activism that […]

Faculty note: Prof. David Voelker publishes book with Oxford University Press

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Voelker (History and Humanities) recently published “The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake” with Oxford University Press. The book is part of the Debating American History series, which Voelker co-edits. Five other titles, edited by Voelker, were also published in July. See more.

Ganyard receives honor from UW System

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Associate Provost Clif Ganyard, who received the “Outstanding Contributor Award for Opportunity” from the UW System in August. The award was presented on the same day as UW-Green Bay Convocation. Vice President for Administration Rob Cramer had this to say, “Opportunity Award honoree Clifton Ganyard, Associate Provost of UW-Green Bay, played […]