Tag: Psychology

UWGB Alumni Johnson and Engstrom complete a 140-mile race for MyTeamTriumph

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UW-Green Bay Psychology and Human Development 2005 graduate Chris Engstrom says that she and her racing partner, Eric Johnson, are motivated by five words. ‘Go big or go home.’ Though fatigued, Engstrom and Johnson returned home to northeastern Wisconsin on Monday from an extended weekend in Madison, riding the adrenaline from the big feat they had […]

Faculty notes: Coman, Groessl, Rector and Sherman are teaching scholars

The UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will kick off again next week with four new scholars: Ioana Coman (Information and Computing Science), Joan Groessl (Social Work), Michael Rector (Music) and Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies). The Teaching Scholars Program, which started in 1999, brings together faculty and instructional staff from across campus to talk about teaching challenges, to […]

Prof. Cupit says ‘Our future is in good hands with today’s youth’

Professor Illene Cupit (Human Development/Psychology) says in a piece for the Green Bay Press Gazette that from her point of view we might want to rethink the “tsk-tsk” often directed at the younger generation. Her work with today’s youth as part of Camp Lloyd and her recent trip with 28 students to Slovakia and Poland […]

Bartell named UW-Green Bay’s Director of Student Engagement

Associate Prof. Denise Bartell (Human Development and Psychology) will be joining UW-Green Bay’s academic affairs administrative team as the Director of Student Success and Engagement. While this is a new position in the Provost’s office, its creation recognizes and seeks to institutionalize work that Bartell has been conducting for several years. Her duties include the […]

Faculty brief: Prof. Gurung presentations

Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology and Human Development), will give two invited presentations at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Denver (Aug. 4-7). He will provide a presidential invited address titled, “The State of SoTL in Psychology: Accomplishments, Challenges, and an Agenda for the Future,” and is the honorary Harry […]

Faculty note: Prof. Gurung on WPR

Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio on Tuesday, July 26, when he discussed recent studies on empathy. Gurung described to listeners how reasoning may play a bigger role in empathy than previously believed, and said recent studies seem to confirm these findings. Listen to the broadcast here.

Professor Gurung receives Distinguished Achievement Award

Congratulations to Professor Regan A. R. Gurung on his recent alumni award for Distinguished Career Achievement. He was honored among several Carleton College (Minnesota) alumni recently. Gurung is a widely published teacher-scholar who is described by others in the field as “an internationally known rock star in the teaching of psychology and the scholarship of teaching and learning.” Gurung […]