Tag: Human Development

UW-Green Bay’s Delbecchi and Coury comment on Syria

Diana Delbecchi ’10 (Human Development, Psychology) told Fox 11 that Syrians are fleeing the war in their country in search for a better life. Delbecchi volunteered at Ritsona, where she says that funding for camps is decreasing, causing big organizations to pull out. Last year, Delbecchi raised $2,000 for the refugee program. UW-Green Bay Prof. […]

UW-Green Bay alumna provides inside look at Syrian crisis for Fox 11

“Last May, Diana Delbecchi ’10 (Human Development and Psychology)  returned to Ritsona, Greece. She picked up where she left off, as a volunteer for ‘I AM YOU… With strangers, who have become life-long friends, she says the on-going crisis in Syria, continues to take an emotional toll on it’s people. ‘This poor 17-year-old boy is […]

Alumnus Woldt gets coaching job at Lawrence University

UW-Green Bay alumnus Riley Woldt ’97 (Human Development) has been hired as the head women’s basketball coach at Lawrence University. “Woldt has served as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Midwest Conference rival St. Norbert College since 2007. Woldt will begin his job at Lawrence on Wednesday. Woldt started his college coaching career at Lawrence as an […]

Goal: Creating a measurable impact on health and well-being while branding greater Green Bay as an active, thriving place

UW-Green Bay prof. Regan Gurung is active in an organization called Live54218. The organization has a big goal they are calling the GROW Project. He submitted a column recently to the Green Bay Press-Gazette describing a reach goal that the organization would like you to become a part of. “The GROW Project has an impressive […]

Prof. Gurung Press-Gazette column: Are you ready to GROW Green Bay?

Prof. Regan Gurung’s (Psychology, Human Development) column from the Green Bay Press-Gazette on April 6, 2018 What an exciting time it is to live in Green Bay. Am I so enthused because of impending spring weather? Because of the buds and shoots ready (I trust) to emerge? No, although my enthusiasm is related to growing. […]

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, […]

Faculty note: Prof. Gurung edits new book on Latina/o American health

A new book edited by Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung, “Latina/o American Health and Mental Health,” is now available. It is described as “Essential reading for health and mental health administrators, community agencies, and policy makers as well as students and general interest readers.” This book details the state of the physical and mental health […]

Next Philsopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, March 7

The next Philosopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at Titletown Brewery (second floor), downtown Green Bay. The subject at the next Philosopher’s Cafe is, “Are We Hoarding the American Dream? Illusions of Meritocracy, Obsessions with Smartness, and Higher Education in the U.S.” Moderators are Denise Bartell (Director for Student Success and Engagement) […]

Senzaki provides expertise for ‘digital detox’ story

WBAY-TV did a fairly in-depth story on the dangers of too much technology for kids. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Psychology, Human Development) provided expertise for the story. “There is not a lot of research yet to tell us how much kids are affected by too much screen time, but she says too much […]

UW-Green Bay alumna provides purrrfect comfort, delicious drinks and cat cuddles

Elizabeth Feldhousen at Cat Café

Imagine relaxing in a comfortable chair after a long day. Sipping a delicious beverage and taking in the calm atmosphere around you as you nuzzle a warm, furry feline purring on your lap. The Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary and Cat Café, owned by University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen ‘15, gives the Green Bay […]