Tag: Human Development

Gurung seeks new director for Live54218

Live54218 is a Green Bay nonprofit agency that promotes healthy eating and active living to combat childhood obesity across Brown County. UW-Green Bay Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) is co-chair of the non-profit and is looking for a new executive director with a vision for building on improvements made in the last six years. See more.

Gurung is co-chair of LIVE54218

UW-Green Bay Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) recently took on the position of co-chair of the Board of Directors of the LIVE54218 organization in Green Bay. He has been a member of the board since 2011. Want to know more about the organization and plans to improve health in Green Bay? Read more.

‘Death Cafes’ hosted by UW-Green Bay this week

Prof. Illene Cupit’s (Human development) class on Dying, Death and Loss will be holding “Death Cafes” next week in the Green Bay and Appleton area. What is a Death Café? It is an open forum where anyone can join to openly discuss end-of-life issues — a topic that is usually hidden and difficult to bring […]

Faculty note: Prof. Cupit publication

UW-Green Bay Professor Illene Cupit (Human Development) recently published an article in the journal, Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology and Applied Psychology.  The article, which appears in a special issue on “Death, conflicts and intervention” is entitled, “Developmental Crises and Global Crises: Helping Bereaved Children and Adolescents.”

A poet, a sociologist and a psychologist walk into a…podcast session?

What do you do when you want to deeply explore a topic in a way the typical classroom can’t allow? You make your own classroom! For three University of Wisconsin-Green Bay professors, that classroom is the Internet and their whiteboard is a podcast. Bryan Carr (Communication), Ryan Martin (Psychology) and Chuck Rybak (English/Humanities and the […]

Prof. Gurung TEDx talk is live

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The TEDx talk given by Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology) to a packed audience in August is now available in its entirety here. Of the approximately 90 people who applied with a lengthy application to speak, 20 were interviewed and 14 were finally selected. The theme of his talk was “Get Psyched, Think Stronger, […]

Faculty note: Senzaki and Gurung publication

Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Human Development, Psychology) and Prof. Regan Gurung (Human Development, Psychology) examined the effectiveness of a newly developed studying method, Flashcards-Plus, in order to help students increase their retention, comprehension and application of the material. Senzaki, S., Hackathorn, J., Appleby, D. C., & Gurung, R. A.R. (in press). Reinventing flashcards to increase […]

Prof. Smith to present on the gender binary

Social psychologist and UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. (Human Development, Psychology and Women’s Gender Studies), Christine Smith, will present on the gender binary at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the Neville Public Museum. Join Smith as she explains why society thinks of gender as binary and whether we can break that “habit.” This talk is part of the […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gurung TEDx talk, ‘Get Psyched, Think Stronger, Live Longer,’ is now available online

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When UW-Green Bay Professor Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology) has something to say, people usually take notice. The passionate and engaging psychology professor, who was recently honored  with a national teaching award by the American Psychological Foundation, is at it again. The TEDx talk that he gave to a packed audience at the Thelma Madoff […]