Tag: international

Welcome to our Beijing Normal University friends and colleagues

Beijing Normal University Students

UW-Green Bay and Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China, share 34 years of history. This week (August 21-24, 2018), nine undergraduate and graduate students from Normal University’s School of the Environment (SOE) led by faculty member Ouyang Wei are exploring UW-Green Bay and UW-Milwaukee on a cultural and environmental sciences exchange tour. It started with […]

Student Teaching with a Side of Culture

Brooke Soto (middle) has little trouble convincing her class in Berlin, Germany to pose for a photo.

When the grade point average is met and the coursework is complete, there is one last step an Education major needs to take before earning a teaching license: practical teaching experience. Some might choose to stay around Northeast Wisconsin. Some return to their hometowns. But UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education encourages its students to […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus meets Nobel Peace Prize winner, Columbia President Juan Manuel Santos

Tanner Vodvarka meeting the President of Colombia, Spring 2014

UW-Green Bay alumnus and Spanish graduate Tanner Vodvarka studied in Bucamaranga, Colombia (Spring 2014). During the semester abroad, he had the opportunity to meet the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, who has been announced ads the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Santos, has dedicated his prize to the victims of the devastating violent […]

International Ed seeks ‘friendship families’ for spring

The Office of International Education is seeking friendship families from our faculty and staff for a few incoming exchange students for the spring semester.  Friendship families are asked to invite the students over for dinner or go on an outing together and serve as a resource/liaison for and to the Green Bay community.  If you […]

Hutchison invited to help organize 2016 European Sociological conference


Prof. Ray Hutchison of Sociology has been tagged to serve on the Scientific Committee for the next mid-term conference of the RN-37 research network of the European Sociological Association. “Moving cities: Contested views on urban life” will be held June 29-July 1, 2016 at the Jagiellonian University, in Krakow. (That’s the old city of Krakow, […]

UW-Green Bay welcomes ‘amazing singers’ for International Vocal Competition, Oct. 9-11

Lovers of opera and classically trained vocal performance will have the opportunity to hear top young talent from across the nation and beyond when the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay hosts a prestigious international music competition Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11. The International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition takes place in Fort Howard Hall of the […]

Reminder: Smithsonian official leads seminar on Panama partnership

On Friday (Sept. 18) at 11:40 a.m., Matthew Larsen, director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution, will lead a seminar informing the UW-Green Bay community and the general public on the history and scope of STRI research. Titled “A Century of Smithsonian Science in Panamá,” the program will take place in Room 103 of the […]

Tickets selling well for Arendt/Kimball’s Mexican Luncheon


Next Wednesday will be the last chance to reserve your ticket for the Friday, Sept. 25, Mexican Luncheon at the University Union, but you might want to do so earlier. Tickets are in high demand to hear the presentation by Profs. Lucy Arendt and Steven Kimball and to taste some fun Mexican food that they […]

First Cultural Cuisine luncheon of the fall: Mexico, on Sept. 25


Our colleagues in the University Union inform us that the first cultural cuisine meal this year will showcase food from Mexico at noon Friday, Sept. 25, in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Tickets are on sale now at the University Ticketing and Information Center. Profs. Lucy Arendt (Cofrin School of Business) and Steven Kimball (Education) will […]

Faculty note: Sarah Meredith Livingston

Sarah Meredith Livingston presented a lecture-recital with Professor Yuka Prado, U. of Sao Paulo-Ribeirao Preto and five student singers on Thursday, May 28, at the SENAC University, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil on American Music Theater. She also taught a half-day seminar on Friday, May 29 at SENAC to a group of Brazilian English teachers. Her topic […]