Tag: humanities

Faculty note: Professors Martin and Voelker published chapters

UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology and Human Development) and Associate David Voelker (Humanities) have published chapters in a new book released this month, titled SoTL in Action: Illuminating Critical Moments of Practice. SoTL — or the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning — refers research on student learning carried out across many different fields. Martin’s chapter […]

Alumni Roundtable (Career in Spanish), Oct. 18

Please encourage students to attend the Alumni Roundtable (Career in Spanish), Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Room 206 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This informal “career roundtable” discussion stresses a diversity of career paths. UW-Green Bay alumni are invited to speak about their unique career path and to take questions from […]

Tonight (Oct. 11) Prof. Leary shares The Story of Act 31

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. J P Leary (Humanities, First Nations Studies, and History) will share The Story of Act 31, at the Wade House Historic Site in Greenbush, Wis. tonight (Oct. 11, 2018) at 7 p.m. Since its passage in 1989, a state law known as Act 31 requires that all students in Wisconsin learn […]

Faculty note: Prof. David Coury presents paper at German Studies Association Conference

Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German, and Global Studies) presented a paper entitled “AfD, Pegida and Cultural Nationalism” as part of a three-day workshop on transdisciplinary approaches to right-wing populism at the German Studies Association Conference in Pittsburgh. Coury is also part of an international research group based at the University of Toronto, which is studying populism and […]

Small steps, big impact for UW-Green Bay student Michelle Haapala

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Success is in sight for UW-Green Bay’s Michelle Haapala — the 2018 P.E.O. Reciprocity Scholarship recipient. Michelle Haapala likes the little things, the small achievements that she witnesses while working with a client with traumatic brain injury, for example. Or a compassionate smile for a child with special needs, making their school day easier. Haapala […]

Prof. Boswell gives popular presentation at Waupaca Area Library

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Caroline Boswell (Humanities) presented “Ye Olde Pub: A Social and Cultural History of England’s Early Drinking Houses,” at the Waupaca Area Public Library, Monday. Sept. 17. Her presentation dug into the rich early history of those temples of British culture: the pubs. Beyond their charm and antiquity, these centuries-old drinking establishments […]

‘Loving Vincent’ screening set for Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Neville Public Museum

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, the Green Bay Film Society will hold a screening of the 2017 film “Loving Vincent” at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum. This event will be presented by Prof. Carol Emmons (Art) and is sponsored by UW-Green Bay Humanities, the Neville Museum and the Brown County Library. Get more information […]

Successful UN summit reported from May

On May 25, 2018, UW-Green Bay hosted the second Model UN summit for regional high schools (CESA 7 Region). 2018 EdSummit addressed the issue of human trafficking and included  about 20 high school teams (80 students), representing countries from all continents. The summit was facilitated by UW-Green Bay students representing political science, history, foreign languages […]

UW-Green Bay chosen as host institution for inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games

UW-Green Bay has been chosen as a host institution for the inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games. Student knowledge of civics and how American government works is woefully in decline, according to UW-Green Bay History Chair Heidi Sherman, and beginning in 2017, all Wisconsin high school students are now mandated by law to pass the same civics […]