Tag: History

UW-Green Bay students can earn credit in collaborative class with the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers are gearing up to celebrate “One Hundred Seasons” of history in 2019 and UW-Green Bay students have an exciting opportunity to participate and earn academic credit. In the fall 2018 semester, three classes (Hum Stud 200/300 and History 290) will team up under the leadership of Brent Hensel, the curator for […]

Fulbright scholar, Amber Foster, heads to Austria next year

Amber Foster at Commencement

History/Humanities double major Amber Foster was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to work as a teaching assistant in Austria for the next academic year. Foster, from Big Bend, Wis., will be teaching English at two schools, The Bundeshandelsakademie und Bundeshandelsschule BHAK BHAS Feldbach (a business school) and The Bundes-Oberstufenrealgymnasium BORG Feldbach (a secondary school with a general […]

UW-Green Bay History program selected to receive the 2018 Regents Teaching Award

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category). “This is quite an honor,” said UW-Green Bay Prof. Heidi Sherman, Chair of the History program. “Every year, each of the 13 University of Wisconsin schools nominates one […]

UW-Green Bay History wins Regents Teaching Award!

The UW-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category)! “This is quite an honor,” says Heidi Sherman, Chair of History. “Every year, each of the 13 University of Wisconsin schools nominates one academic department in any teaching field for this award, and one […]

Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in ‘Phoenix New Times’

“Arizona’s week-long teacher walkout was historic by any measure. Now, the dust has settled. Teachers are back in class for the remainder of the school year, and politicos have started to move on. But there’s still a lingering question: Was the strike worth it?” “It seemed to come out of nowhere, and what’s interesting is […]

Faculty note: Sherman elected to National Railroad Museum Board

UW-Green Bay History program Chair, Heidi Sherman, was appointed to the boards of two community organizations in March. She was elected to the National Railroad Museum’s Board of Directors. Founded in 1956, the museum offers a unique learning experience through the preservation of artifacts and creation of fun interactive events for all ages. She was […]

UW-Green Bay faculty, students and alumni share first-year navigation

A number of individuals with UW-Green Bay ties collaborated for an extensive piece on “Navigating the First Year in Community,” for the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). Denise Bartell (Director of Student Success and Engagement and Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) Program Director) Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger (Democracy and Justice Studies, Political Science, […]

Alumnus Scannell is running for Green Bay City Council reelection

Three candidates are running for Green Bay City Council in District 7; which includes the area surrounding downtown, east and west of the Fox River. Candidate Randy Scannell (History) has been on the City Council since 2014. A Feb. 20 primary election will reduce the field to two candidates for the April 3 general election. […]