Tag: Psychology

‘Special Coincidence’ has Laona, Wis. Mother and Daughter Both Earning Degrees on Same Day

Nicole and Tanya Babich

Growth of Online Programs for Both Traditional and Adult Students Makes for a New Kind of College Experience Tanya Babich began her University of Wisconsin-Green Bay college career in the Summer of 2013 as an online student. Daughter Nicole Babich enrolled in her first UW-Green Bay course in Summer 2014, taking online courses for a […]

Faculty note: Ryan Martin to be featured speaker

Professor Ryan Martin (Psychology) will be presenting The Science of Anger and Social Media for Public Relations Society of America-Northeast Wisconsin member and area communications professionals on Tuesday, May 24. Whether you are responsible for responding to Facebook posts or just want to become more informed about anger and social media, this program will be […]

Martin featured in Inside Higher Education

Psychology Associate Prof. Ryan Martin was quoted in Inside Higher Education this week. The discussion was regarding “crossover scholarship” — when academics move between scholarly circles and public ones. Here is an excerpt: “My colleague Ryan Martin is associate professor and chair of the department of psychology at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. An […]

Martin quoted on Brussels tragedy, social reaction

Prof. Ryan Martin was quoted in USA Today and the social reaction to responses on tragedies such as the recent terrorist attack in Brussels. “Ryan Martin, chairman of the psychology department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, said when people use shame to win an argument, it can dissuade the person they are scolding from expressing their feelings […]

Ryan Martin and Kim Kardashian… wait, what?

Reality television star Kim Kardashian went on a Twitter rant. Who did USA Today contact about it for an expert source? Yep, UWGB Prof. Ryan Martin. “The short-term answer is that people do it because it feels good in the moment,” says Ryan Martin, chairman of the psychology department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and co-author of […]