Tag: History

The Viking House is a ‘Road Rally’ stop for Brown County Historical Society

The Brown County Historical Society is proud to announce its 2019 Road Rally Fundraiser, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 starting at Voyageur Park in De Pere. Teams assemble and adventure on backroads, highways, and city streets throughout Brown County. Teams can compete to win by solving clues, playing games, taking selfies, enjoying scenery and discovering history! […]

Manitowoc’s Hartman’s Bakery won’t close as new owners step forward

Fear not! The Hartman’s Bakery and Pastry shop tradition will continue. UW-Green Bay alumnus Austin Rehrauer ’19 (History) and his wife Luisa are buying the longtime bakery, 901 N. 11th St., from owners Steve and Joni Hartman, who are retiring. The sale is expected to be finalized in a few weeks. The store will close […]

Prof. Greg Aldrete is a featured speaker at free STEAM Engine event, July 10

STEAM Engine IX is Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Neville Museum. And it is free. This interactive event, sponsored in part by UW-Green Bay, features speakers with exciting projects, new business ventures and cutting- edge research. The mission of the STEAM Engine is to improve our creative economy, foster community discussion, […]

New podcast from ‘Humanities+’

Announcing a new episode of Humanities+: “The Student and Professor Voices on Humanities Research and Community-focused Work.” In episode 3 of the Humanities+ podcast, host Rachel Scray interviews students, staff, and professors at the Pop-up Student Showcase event where students in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Humanities launched digital projects, curated exhibits, and research […]

Archives and Area Research Center, Viking House and Richter Museum opening doors for its History Treasure Tour, tonight

The Brown County Federation of History Organizations (BCFHO) announced that it will once again host its History Treasure Tour on May 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm. Sixteen Brown County Historical locations will open their doors for FREE, revealing many of the community’s “hidden” treasures. This exciting event encourages the public to explore Brown […]

Scholarship recipients from Humanities announced

UW-Green Bay Humanities announces its 2019 scholarship recipients, recognized at a Scholarship Awards Ceremony with Humanities faculty, Friday, May 10, 2019: Alex Alberts (German and Accounting), received the Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship, available to students majoring in either English or Modern Languages. Preston Fischer (English and History), was presented with a certificate of honorable […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Eric Morgan appointed new editor-in-chief of ‘Voyageur’

Associate Prof. Eric J. Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) has been appointed as the new editor-in-chief of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review. Published by the Brown County Historical Society in cooperation with the UW-Green Bay, Voyageur is a non-profit magazine dedicated to exploring the history of a 26-county area of greater northeast Wisconsin and […]

Pop-up student showcase set for Monday, May 6

A Pop-Up Student Showcase featuring students from Democracy and Justice Studies, History, Humanities, Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs will be taking place at the Weidner Center in Studio 301 on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This celebration of student work will include demonstrations, launches, celebrations, presentations and live podcast recordings. […]