Kayla Ermeling, a 2016 (Spanish) UW-Green Bay graduate is set to open a smoothie bar — Ignite Nutrition Sept. 5 in Wausau. The shop will serve nutritious smoothie drinks and fitness ideas to bring people together. The Wausau Daily Herald has the story and her big plans for the future.
“Estamos Aquí”, Spanish for ‘we are here,’ is the title of a new exhibit on the first floor of the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wis. If not for almost-lifelong resident Antonio Saldaña ’88, (Spanish, English) in partnership with the local advocacy group Casa ALBA Melanie these Latino voices might have gone completely unheard. […]
Green Bay Film Society’s “Inocente” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dreams of becoming an artist be caged by her life as an undocumented immigrant and homeless for the last nine years. Her colorful paintings […]
Campus continues to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the following events: Literature discussion between Professors Fernandez Meardi (UW-Green Bay) and Pablo Ruiz (Tufts University) on Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, commemorating the 30th anniversary of his death. 4 to 5 p.m., Christie Theatre, Oct. 13. (Spanish/English) Want to practice languages? Here is your opportunity. Free and […]
UW-Green Bay alumnus and Spanish graduate Tanner Vodvarka studied in Bucamaranga, Colombia (Spring 2014). During the semester abroad, he had the opportunity to meet the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, who has been announced ads the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Santos, has dedicated his prize to the victims of the devastating violent […]
The UW‑Green Bay Spanish program has put together an array of events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), and the many contributions of Hispanic/Latinos to the culture of the United States. Among them: Oct. 6: Translation discussion. Prof. Fernandez Meardi & Kolin Jordan from “7 vientos,” a publishing house based in Chicago […]
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), UW‑Green Bay’s Spanish program has put together an array of events to celebrate some of the many contributions of Hispanics/Latinos to the culture of the United States. Below is a schedule of the upcoming events this month: Sept. 19 Translation Workshop: Learn translation techniques during this […]
National Hispanic Heritage month is Sept. 15 to Oct 15, and the UW‑Green Bay Spanish program has put together an array of events to celebrate the many contributions of Hispanic/Latinos to the culture of the United States. Here are the first of the events: Sept. 15: Documentary: “Caddies” (Dir. Pablo Accuosto, 2014), Screening of the documentary […]
David Verhagen, a 1974 UWGB graduate returned recently from a trip to Peru. For lunch, he found a clean, hospitable place that advertised organic, vegan and local Peruvian menu items. As he tells it… “The owner, Peter, was as enthusiastic and charming as one would ever hope a small business owner to be. He asked where […]
Marisa Leza, UW-Green Bay’s bilingual admissions counselor, is interested in meeting those who are interested in talking about Hispanic Heritage Month and related events and activities being planned around the dates of Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Reach her at email@example.com.