Tag: History

Faculty note: Ganyard presents eighth annual Koplas Memorial Lecture

Associate Provost Clifton Ganyard presented the eighth annual John and Diane Koplas Memorial Lecture at the Lockport Public Library in Lockport, NY, June 26, 2017. John Koplas was a life-long educator and taught English for nearly 30 years at Lockport Senior High School, where he influenced numerous students, including Ganyard. Koplas continued to teach, even […]

Faculty note: Book reception hosted for Prof. Shelton’s new book

On Tuesday, June 27, The Albert Shanker Institute in Washington, D.C., held a book reception and discussion of UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) new book “Teacher Strike! Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order”. Responding to the book were Georgetown Professor and Director of the Kalmanovitz […]

Humanities catapult makes a splash


How about a little medieval history with that side of veggies? The Ancient and Medieval Humanities Club debuted its handmade trebuchet-style catapult at the Humanities Social, Friday afternoon (April 28, 2017) at Lambeau Cottage. After a few minor adjustments and on-site fortifications, onlookers enjoyed watching bio-degradable produce sail into the waters of Green Bay with […]

Faculty note: Kevin M. Kain has chapter published

Senior Lecturer Kevin M. Kain (Humanitie, History) recently had his chapter “Deacon Feodor Ivanov as a Follower of Iosif Volotskii or The Enlightener and ‘The Wolf and Predator… Nikon’,” in David Goldfrank, Valleria Nollan and Jennifer Spock eds., Iosif Volotskii and Eastern Christianity: Essays across Seventeen Centuries” published by New Academia Publishing. The chapter analyzes how and […]

Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta inducts 15 initiates

The Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society, inducted 15 new initiates this week. This year’s inductees are Megan Arent, Courtney M. Bartzen, Alyssa Michelle Behnke, Daniel J. Buckley, Amanda Jean Cline, Michael Tyler Dahlberg, Amber Foster, Ashley Hodorff, Haley Christine Jensson, Brett Krueger, Bonita V. Madden, Emily M. […]

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 […]