Tag: Muslim Student Association

Coury, Sherman pen Press-Gazette column on Muslim group exchange

Prof. David Coury and Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman are continuing to encourage education and dialogue around a recent email exchange involving the founder of UW-Green Bay’s Muslim Student Association (MSA), most recently with a column that ran Monday (Nov. 3) on the Opinion Page of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. As Log readers may recall, the […]

Campus, community gather for dialogue on Islam and inclusivity

More than 100 people packed the Richard Mauthe Center on the UW-Green Bay campus Thursday (Oct. 30) evening, gathering for a community meal and dialogue designed to combat stereotypes and promote inclusivity. “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay” was organized in response to a recent well-publicized […]

You’re invited: Islam awareness, education event is Thursday on campus

The campus and larger communities are invited to an evening program titled “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 30) at the Mauthe Center on campus. The event is being held to dispel myths, answer questions and educate attendees about […]

UW-Green Bay to host Islam awareness, education event Oct. 30

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will present an evening program titled “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay,” from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in the Richard Mauthe Center on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. It is free and open to the public. The event […]

P-G: Wery won’t step down after exchange regarding Muslim student group

Green Bay Alderman Chris Wery says he won’t resign his post in the wake of controversy over a well-publicized email exchange he had with UW-Green Bay alumna Heba Mohammad. As we told you here previously, Wery has come under fire for responding to Mohammad’s inquiry about Election Day bus service by questioning the Muslim Student […]

In the news: Coverage of alderman’s query on Muslim student group

We told you here yesterday that a story involving two UW-Green Bay alumni, Heba Mohammad ’14 and Green Bay Alderman Chris Wery ’93, was making headlines locally and even nationally after Wery’s response to a transit-based inquiry from Mohammad went viral on social media. The alderman apologized to Mohammad Tuesday (Oct. 21) after responding to […]

More diversity in the news: Wery’s query on Muslim students makes USA Today

Green Bay Alderman Chris Wery has apologized to the founder of UW-Green Bay’s Muslim Student Association for responding to her question asking why public bus service isn’t free on Election Day – as it is on Packers game days – with his own questions about whether she and her former student group condemn Islamic terrorism. […]

More on Islam Awareness Week

The Muslim Student Association and the Mauthe Center are proud to host a series of events for Islam Awareness Week (April 15 – 19), open to students,University employees and the community. Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies) is a contact for more information at shermanh@uwgb.edu. Remaining events this week: • Wednesday, April 17: Movie, Muhammad: The […]

Muslim students, Mauthe Center co-host Islam Awareness Week

The Muslim Student Association and the Mauthe Center are proud to host a series of events for Islam Awareness Week (April 15 – 19), open to students, University employees and the community. The series kicked off Monday night at the Mauthe with an evening with the Somali community. On Tuesday (April 16), the panel discussion […]