Tag: Modern Languages

UW-Green Bay German Club students have a busy December

It has been a busy past few weeks for the UW-Green Bay German Club. On Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 three German majors, Alexander Alberts, Carolann Faulhaber and Griffin Dinse, were invited to an all-day workshop for graduate students at UW-Madison, sponsored by the Department of German, Nordic and Slavic Studies. The following day they traveled […]

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 […]

Check out THE HUMAN(ITIES) OF GREEN BAY blog/website

Humanities faculty and students in Spanish 465 Language & Society class, supervised by Assistant Prof. Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda, developed THE HUMAN(ITIES) OF GREEN BAY blog/website, which seeks to give voice to the lives and stories of the members of the Green Bay community in an effort to ultimately create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s […]

Join the Global and International Careers discussion, April 23

Area professionals and UW-Green Bay alumni working in a global or international context will discuss their career paths and options for students. The event is Monday, April 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in MAC 210. The event is sponsored by Modern Languages, Global Studies, International Education and Career Services.

Alumna Lasee receives prestigious Merit Award

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumna Melanie Lasee ’96 (German). Lasee received the prestigious state Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers Recognition of Merit Award for 2017, a statewide award presented annually to language teachers in the state, who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made significant contributions to the language teaching profession. A gifted and dedicated German teacher at Ashwaubenon High […]

Alumna Lindsey Guenther Cadoo shares temp to career story

The Sheboygan News featured UW-Green Bay alumna Lindsey Cadoo’s story, recently. Cadoo graduated from UW-Green Bay in 2012 with a degree in Spanish, and didn’t realize that a temp position at American Orthodontics (AO) in 2010, would move her into management and a full-fledged career. “At the time I was just looking for a job […]

Faculty note: Coury participates in Islamophobia workshop

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury (Humanities/German) was an invited participant at a University of Toronto workshop on Islamophobia in Germany. His presentation, “Integration, Assimilation and the Racialization of Islam,” looked at the rise of right-wing populism and the use of Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic rhetoric in eastern and western Germany. The workshop was supported by cultural […]

Fulbright scholar tells of her visit to ‘land of cheeseheads’

UW-Green Bay visiting lecturer and Fulbright Scholar Prof. Ibtesam Al Atiyat, a native of Jordan, recently reflected on her time, as she refers, “in the land of the cheeseheads.” “On my way to the university, a young American approached me on the plane from London to Chicago and said, ‘So, you are heading to the land […]

Reminder: Catalan Independence Movement discussion, Oct. 17

UW-Green Bay Global Studies invites you to its second conversation about important political events unfolding this fall. The discussion about Catalan Independence Movement will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room C of the University Union. On Oct. 1, the Catalan government was scheduled to hold Independence Referendum, a development […]

Global Studies presents second conversation — Catalan Independence Movement

UW-Green Bay Global Studies invites you to its second conversation about important political events unfolding this fall. The discussion about Catalan Independence Movement will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room C of the University Union. On Oct. 1, the Catalan government was scheduled to hold Independence Referendum, a development […]