Tag: scholar in residence

Leaving knowledge, novels, Spanish scholar in residence departs

Award-winning author Luisa Etxenike will head for her home in the Basque region of Spain Friday (Nov. 1), having completed her two-month tenure as the Spanish program’s scholar in residence. Before her departure Thursday (Oct. 31), Etxenike signed and donated two novels for the Cofrin Library’s collection, presenting them to Library Director Paula Ganyard as […]

Leaving knowledge, novels, Spanish scholar in residence departs

Award-winning author Luisa Etxenike will head for her home in the Basque region of Spain Friday (Nov. 1), having completed her two-month tenure as the Spanish program’s scholar in residence. Before her departure Thursday (Oct. 31), Etxenike signed and donated two novels for the Cofrin Library’s collection, presenting them to Library Director Paula Ganyard as […]

Spanish scholar in residence leaves knowledge, novels as she heads for home

Author Luisa Etxenike wrapped up her tenure as the Spanish program’s fall scholar in residence at the end of October — but not without leaving behind plenty of knowledge and a couple of her own works. The award-winning Etxenike has six novels and numerous short stories to her credit. On Thursday (Oct. 31), she presented […]

Acclaim in Peru for a former UW-Green Bay colleague

Author Jorge Eduardo Benavides, Scholar-in-Residence in the Humanistic Studies unit for the fall 2011 semester, recently published a novel, Un asunto sentimental (A Sentimental Matter), with the prestigious Spanish publishing house Alfaguara. Last week, the most influential newspaper in Peru (El Comercio) placed his novel on the short list for Best Work of Fiction of […]

Photos: Dinner lecture on Peru, Chile, food and culture

UW-Green Bay’s Dinner Lecture Series, sponsored by Outreach and Adult Access, offered another engaging evening when Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of Humanistic Studies led a tasty exploration of the food and culture of Peru. Additionally, visiting scholar-in-residence Alex Godoy-Faúndez shared insight on sustainable food production practices in his native Chile. See photos.  

UW-Green Bay presents Dinner Lecture Series event featuring Andean cuisine

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will continue its recently revived Dinner Lecture Series with a Thursday, Oct. 11 event featuring the Andean region of South America. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz and visiting Scholar in Residence Alex Godoy-Faúndez will introduce campus and community attendees to this vibrant region through a dinner presentation focusing on […]

UW-Green Bay, visiting professor Godoy in the news in Chile

UW-Green Bay was mentioned recently in the newspaper published by the Engineering Department of Universidad del Desarrollo (Santiago, Chile). This semester, Professor Alex Godoy Faundez from Desarrollo is teaching two classes at UW-Green Bay: SPAN 465 Environmental Issues in the Americas and ENV SCI 318 Pollution Control, the latter team-taught with Prof. John Katers. 
Godoy is […]

Spanish program, NAS announce residency by Chilean educator

The Spanish program, in collaboration with Natural and Applied Sciences, has announced that Alex Godoy-Faúndez will be a 2012 Scholar in Residence at UW-Green Bay. Godoy-Faúndez is a professor at the Universidad Andrés Bello in Chile, where he is a research fellow with the institution’s Center for Sustainability Research, Ecology and Natural Resources. While at […]

Spanish program, NAS announce residency by Chilean educator

The Spanish program, in collaboration with Natural and Applied Sciences, has announced that Alex Godoy-Faúndez will be a 2012 Scholar in Residence. Godoy-Faúndez (at right in photo) is an associate professor and research fellow with  the Universidad Andrés Bello (Chile) and the school’s Center for Sustainability Research, Ecology and Natural Resources. While at UW-Green Bay, […]