Tag: Spanish

Saxton-Ruiz is next speaker in ‘Latino Americans’ history series

The campus/community series “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” continues Monday (Dec. 7) with the screening of another film segment and a talk by Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz of the Humanistic Studies faculty. The program begins at 6 p.m. at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St. Saxton-Ruiz will introduce the evening’s installment of the acclaimed […]

Humanistic Studies honors top students


Last Friday (May 8), Humanistic Studies hosted an awards ceremony for outstanding students and scholarship winners. Student honorees were:
 Humanistic Studies Scholarships
 Harold and Edna Bickford Endowed Scholarship – Taylor Navis 
Coryll Crandall Memorial Scholarship – Danielle Eder
 Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship – Samantha Molina
 Lise Lotte Gammeltoft Memorial Scholarship – Faith Lent
 Modern […]

Shariff first of UW-Green Bay grads to join MCW-Green Bay

Julia Shariff is still wrapping her head around the possibility of one day being called, “Dr. Shariff.” The May 2015 UW-Green Bay Human Biology and Spanish graduate took a major step toward her long-awaited goal with recent acceptance into the inaugural class of the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Classes begin this summer. “To be […]

In case you missed it… Cassie Alfheim is state’s top student employee

We included a link to the awards photo gallery in Tuesday’s Log Extra but, for the record, and for the benefit of those who don’t choose to receive Extra, we repeat the news that Cassie Alfheim is both the UW-Green Bay Student Employee of the Year and state winner of the same recognition. An employee […]

Meet top NAS students benefitting from expanded scholarship program


The best-of-the-best students in Natural and Applied Sciences programs were honored at an annual scholarship reception held Jan. 30. Twenty-five students were awarded a total of $31,150 in scholarships that nearly doubled last year’s total of $15,200. The scholarships recognized student achievement in academics, research, and overall excellence. The new scholarships introduced this year include […]

Faculty note: Saxton-Ruiz

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, served as guest editor for the January 2015 issue of Words Without Borders. He wrote the intro — there’s a little UW-Green Bay connection in there, too — and translated two of the pieces featured in the issue. Words without Borders is an online […]

Por favor… books for kids?


Student leaders in the campus chapter of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi are extending an invitation to support the Spanish Book Drive for students in Cuernavaca, Mexico, running through Wednesday (Dec. 10). Help support this international effort by “Giving a book… Giving a smile!” Phi Kappa Phi student and faculty members encourage you to […]

Faculty note: Saxton-Ruiz

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, attended the 37th annual conference of the American Literary Translators Association last week in Milwaukee. He participated in workshops that dealt with best practices in teaching translation, how to introduce theory in the translation classroom and how to design curriculum for translation studies programs. He […]

Student nomination earns ‘Spotlight’ honor for Spanish/Latin American Studies

UW-Green Bay’s Spanish and Latin American Studies program has been selected “Spotlight of the Month” by the National Residence Hall Honorary. Student Chloe Miller Hansen of the local chapter praised the “highly active” program in her nomination letter, which mentioned the weekly tertulias and conversation tables, the Latin American Film Series, visiting scholars and extensive […]

Faculty note: Saxton-Ruiz publication

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, just published a translation of excerpts from the novel Paseador de perros (The Dog Walker) by Madrid-based Peruvian novelist, Sergio Galarza. This semi-autobiographical work explores Madrid’s underbelly while challenging the stereotypical postcard imagery of the Spanish capital and its denizens. Galarza was awarded the 2009 Nuevo Talento FNAC, […]