Tag: History

Faculty note: Prof. Reilly gives ‘Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World’ public talk|Penn State University

“Women’s Rights and the Post-Civil War World,” a public talk and workshop, will take place Sept. 20 and 21 at Penn State University Park. Marking the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s suffrage in the United States, this event shifts our focus to a broad range of women’s rights activism that […]

Faculty note: Prof. David Voelker publishes book with Oxford University Press

UW-Green Bay Prof. David Voelker (History and Humanities) recently published The Powhatans and the English in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake with Oxford University Press. The book is part of the Debating American History series, which Voelker co-edits. Five other titles, edited by Voelker, were also published in July. See more.

Ganyard receives honor from UW System

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Associate Provost Clif Ganyard, who received the “Outstanding Contributor Award for Opportunity” from the UW System in August. The award was presented on the same day as UW-Green Bay Convocation. Vice President for Administration Rob Cramer had this to say, “Opportunity Award honoree Clifton Ganyard, Associate Provost of UW-Green Bay, played […]

‘Voyageur’ to host Author Talk Series event on Thursday, Sept. 12

Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review magazine will host its inaugural Author Talk Series event on Thursday, Sept. 12  at Fifth Ward Brewery in Oshkosh beginning at 7 p.m. Author John Harry will give a talk on his article, “The People’s Brewing Company: African American Entrepreneurship in the Civil Rights Era,” which appears in the special 35th […]

The Viking House is a ‘Road Rally’ stop for Brown County Historical Society

The Brown County Historical Society is proud to announce its 2019 Road Rally Fundraiser, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 starting at Voyageur Park in De Pere. Teams assemble and adventure on backroads, highways, and city streets throughout Brown County. Teams can compete to win by solving clues, playing games, taking selfies, enjoying scenery and discovering history! […]

Manitowoc’s Hartman’s Bakery won’t close as new owners step forward

Fear not! The Hartman’s Bakery and Pastry shop tradition will continue. UW-Green Bay alumnus Austin Rehrauer ’19 (History) and his wife Luisa are buying the longtime bakery, 901 N. 11th St., from owners Steve and Joni Hartman, who are retiring. The sale is expected to be finalized in a few weeks. The store will close […]

Prof. Greg Aldrete is a featured speaker at free STEAM Engine event, July 10

STEAM Engine IX is Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Neville Museum. And it is free. This interactive event, sponsored in part by UW-Green Bay, features speakers with exciting projects, new business ventures and cutting- edge research. The mission of the STEAM Engine is to improve our creative economy, foster community discussion, […]

New podcast from ‘Humanities+’

Announcing a new episode of Humanities+: “The Student and Professor Voices on Humanities Research and Community-focused Work.” In episode 3 of the Humanities+ podcast, host Rachel Scray interviews students, staff, and professors at the Pop-up Student Showcase event where students in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Humanities launched digital projects, curated exhibits, and research […]

Archives and Area Research Center, Viking House and Richter Museum opening doors for its History Treasure Tour, tonight

The Brown County Federation of History Organizations (BCFHO) announced that it will once again host its History Treasure Tour on May 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm. Sixteen Brown County Historical locations will open their doors for FREE, revealing many of the community’s “hidden” treasures. This exciting event encourages the public to explore Brown […]

Scholarship recipients from Humanities announced

UW-Green Bay Humanities announces its 2019 scholarship recipients, recognized at a Scholarship Awards Ceremony with Humanities faculty, Friday, May 10, 2019: Alex Alberts (German and Accounting), received the Thomas E. Daniels Memorial Scholarship, available to students majoring in either English or Modern Languages. Preston Fischer (English and History), was presented with a certificate of honorable […]