Tag: Modern Languages

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 […]

German election discussion includes special guest

Join Prof. David Coury (German, Humanities and Global Studies) and special guest, Prof. Melanie Kintz from the University of Chemnitz (Germany) via skype and others for an important discussion, “German Federal Elections: Predictions and Implications for the Future.” The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 103 of the […]

Reminder: Join the discussion on German national elections

Join Prof. David Coury (German, Humanities and Global Studies) and others for an important discussion, “German Federal Elections: Predictions and Implications for the Future.” The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Union. These discussions (free and open to the public), allow members of the […]

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were selected to hold named professorships today (August 23, 2017) at the University’s 2017 Fall Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. The annual stipend associated with […]