Tag: Spanish

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 […]

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 […]