Tag: Spanish

Hispanic Heritage Month continues

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 meets Nobel Peace Prize winner, Columbia President Juan Manuel Santos

Tanner Vodvarka meeting the President of Colombia, Spring 2014

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 […]

National Hispanic Heritage month events, continued

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 […]

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 […]