Tag: Spanish

Hispanic Heritage month

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 events

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 […]

UWGB, from Green Bay to Peru

Peter, Owner of Alturas Kitchen, Perú

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 […]

The Saldaña family is Green with Phoenix Phever

Saldana Family

Antonio and Judith Saldaña never lost their flame after graduating from UW-Green Bay and have passed on the spark to their two children Nicholas and Savanah. This family of four proudly represents the Phoenix green. Both Antonio and Judith grew up in Green Bay, and chose to attend UWGB because it was close to home […]

UWGB Spanish students volunteer interpreting services

UWGB Spanish students, under the supervision of Prof. Cristina Ortiz, provided free translation and interpreting services during the “Dentistry from the Heart” event held at Bellevue Family Dentistry on April 23. At this event, doctors, dental providers and staff members from the area team up to offer free dental care to people in need. This […]

Peru’s Culinary Fusion is next week

Join Prof. Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz for a program called “Peru’s Culinary Fusion” with a dinner from 5:45 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, in Phoenix Room C. Tickets can be purchased at the University Ticketing and Information Center (UTIC) in the University Union. Cost is $15.75 per person. It will be followed by a cooking demonstration […]

Faculty note: Ortiz presents at International Conference on Hispanic Literatures

Prof. Cristina Ortiz presented “The Politics of Emotion and the Emotional in Politics: an analysis of the text Yoyes, desde su ventana” at the 17th International Conference on Hispanic Literatures that took place in Merida (Mexico) March 9-11. In addition to her presentation, she moderated a panel discussion on Autobiography and Memoir in Hispanic literature. […]

Organización Latino American (OLA) presenting ‘Walkout’

Please join OLA at 6 p.m. March 21 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union to view the film “Walkout.” This movie tells a story of the 1968 walkout led by high school Chicano students in East Los Angeles protesting academic prejudice conditions. Students were forbidden from speaking Spanish in class or from using […]