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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]
Prof. Hernan Fernandez-Meardi leads this month’s Great Books Discussion of Santa Evita by Tomas Eloy Martinez at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 10 at the Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine Street, Green Bay.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]