Tag: international

Master’s grad ready for train trip, return to Iraq

Saja Al-Quzweeni beamed with pride on the day she received her master’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She joined more than 700 fellow students in taking part in the ceremony May 16 at the Kress Events Center, but not another newly minted graduate in the record graduating class […]

Ortiz speaks at Universidad de Ovideo, in Spain

Prof. Cristina Ortiz of Humanistic Studies was an invited speaker at the 4th Annual Humanities Symposium held at the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain), where she presented her latest research. During her visit she was also asked to teach a graduate course in the European Master of Gender Studies program entitled “Nation, gender and literature.” Her […]

Clarification: Gallagher-Lepak, Herdman presentations

Our recent Log item should have been more clear that Profs. Susan Gallagher-Lepak and Heather Herdman of the Professional Program in Nursing have had three abstracts accepted for presentation at 10th Biennial Conference of ACENDIO 2015, in Bern, Switzerland in April. ACENDIO is the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions and Outcomes. The conference […]

Hutchison adds keynote, workshops to Lisbon itinerary

Ray Hutchison, professor of sociology and Urban and Regional Studies, has added several other activities to his upcoming appearance at the Forum of the Future in Portugal, where he will appear along with Nobel Prize and Pritzker Prize winning scientists and architects. The new events include the keynote address to the European Sociological Association on […]

College roommates, world-class problem solvers

Halvorsen ’92 acts locally, Bhojwani ’90 works in developing nations. On a late-summer day, fellow UW-Green Bay graduates and lifelong friends Noel Halvorsen and Haresh Bhojwani agreed to meet on campus. There was the usual catching up on each other’s families and reminiscing about good times shared as roommates 25 years ago in the old […]

Grad student has supporters in Rwanda, Lambeau Field

How did new UW-Green Bay graduate student Marc Minani (center) find himself hanging out with new best friends Randall Cobb, Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson and Mason Crosby within a week of his arrival in Green Bay? And what got the Green Bay Packers stars to trade green-and-gold uniforms for all-black wait-staff outfits one evening earlier […]

Thursday’s international roundtable on Nigeria to be led by Cole

The second Global Studies Roundtable of the fall semester is scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 16) in Room 103 of the University Union. The focus is Nigeria, with discussion led by Juliet Cole, interim director of UW-Green Bay’s Institute for Learning Partnership. A native of Nigeria, Cole has made numerous trips over […]

Hutchison will appear with Nobel Prize winners in Portugal

Sociologist Ray Hutchison, professor of Urban and Regional Studies, has been invited to speak at the Fórum do Futuro hosted by the Câmara do Porto (the municipality of Porto, Portugal). Other speakers at the Forum of the Future includes a number of other internationally known architects, artists and scientists, including the American artist Bob Wilson, […]

Flax now, goats later? Harvest provides history and fiber lesson for UWGB students

UW-Green Bay History and Fiber Arts students had some fun harvesting this year’s flax from the University Union plaza in September. Faculty members Alison Gates, Art and Design, and Heidi Sherman, History, spearhead the interdisciplinary project, which has begun to attract academic notice nationally (and internationally) and yielded invitations to present at workshops in Europe […]

Alumni rising: Research sparks international career for Von Holzen

In a tradition that dates as far back as the 18th century, a decorated cow-drawn wagon carted newly honored Katie Von Holzen to the center of the Göttingen, Germany and dropped her off in front of City Hall. From there she climbed up next to the Gänseliesel statue, added a bouquet of flowers, and gave […]