The UW-Green Bay Common Theme committee is requesting pre-proposals for the 2016-2017 academic year Common Theme. The theme should lend itself to interdisciplinary analysis and conversation, be of high academic caliber and conducive to scholarly dialogue, should lend itself to collaborative links across the campus (student affairs, academic affairs and community engagement), and be accessible, […]
UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller recently shared an email with faculty and staff alerting them to a significant new book about interdisciplinarity in the American academy. Undisciplining Knowledge: Interdisciplinarity in the Twentieth Century by Harvey Graff was published by Johns Hopkins University Press. A recent issue of the online publication Inside Higher Education included […]
If teaching at the same institution for 44 years isn’t enough to validate Prof. Ismail Shariff’s commitment to a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay education, consider that he also convinced his son, brother-in-law, and four grandchildren to attend UWGB before retiring in 2011.
In a recent issue of this newsletter, we included a link to a provocative new book that, well… close your eyes, founding faculty, if you’re reading this… more or less writes off interdisciplinarity as one of academe’s more over-hyped and under-useful experiments. Since then, a colleague on the 8th floor here has tipped us off […]
From UW-Green Bay to India, Koyel Mandal works on international projects on behalf of the environment, energy and climate change.
Historian Kevin Kain of the Humanistic Studies faculty was an organizer of, and presenter at, an interdisciplinary and international conference Sept. 19 and 20 at the Centre for Area Studies at the University of Leipzig in Germany. Titled “The Moscow Patriarchate (1589-1721): Power, Belief, Image and Legitimacy,” the conference was organized by Kain and Dr. […]
Relevance. It’s a word that takes on new meaning daily, or even quicker in the digital age.