On April 13th, the American Democracy Project will once again join the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and the Oshkosh Northwestern to celebrate community engagement through the “Evening of Stars” program, a biennial event that honors those who give back to the greater Oshkosh community. The Community Engagement Award will be presented to a UW Oshkosh faculty or staff member who has created exceptional educational experiences for students that also help address areas of public concern.
The field of literary journalism represents a marriage between two established disciplines, and a husband-and-wife team of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh professors, one from literature and one from journalism, is helping to shape the growing body of scholarship on this subject.
After being heavily edited before its release in 1953, the archival soundtrack of Dr. Seuss’ only live action film, “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T,” has been restored with help from Alan Lareau, German professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
A new academic program at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh — the first of its kind in the state — will help students become effective leaders who make positive contributions in their professions and communities.
At the recent Success for Students of Color in Gateway Courses Luncheon at the Provost's Teaching & Learning Summit 2010, UW Oshkosh students of color shared their experiences in the gateway courses.
Professors at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh do more than stand behind podiums talking about scientific principles. Eric Hiatt and Jennifer Wenner, geology professors at UW Oshkosh, presented their research at the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3 in Denver, where almost 6,000 scientists were expected to attend.
As part of a class project, two groups of journalism students at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh were given a real-life client — The Grand Opera House. Their task? Figure out how to attract college students to the restored Victorian theater, which has been an arts and entertainment hub in downtown Oshkosh since the late 19th century.
Radio-TV-film alumni will return to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh to talk to current students about careers in their field in conjunction with Homecoming 2010.
The following faculty Q&A was submitted by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Faculty Advocacy Committee, a committee of the Faculty Senate. Michelle Mouton, associate professor of history, wrote the introduction.
University of Wisconsin alumna Rebecca Strong ’10, is putting her elementary education degree into practice as a new second grade teacher at the American School Foundation of Guadalajara in Mexico.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh theatre department will present “Censored on Final Approach,” a play that brings to light the contributions of the Women’s Air Service Pilots (WASPs) in World War II, at Fredric March Theatre, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
Former Speech Communication student now resident of DeVry University’s Tinley Park Campus and Centers.
Shino Iwashita is the voice behind the computer screen for the department of foreign languages and literatures, recording vocabulary lessons for the Web in Japanese as part of the Student Titan Employment Program (STEP).
Senior Martin Prevost won the 12th-annual Student Playwriting Contest. The contest is sponsored by the Playwrights Project, the Department of Theatre and the Theatre Arts Board. A public reading of Prevost’s one-act play, “Deeper Meaning,” will take place at 7:30 p.m., May 6 in the Experimental Theatre in the Fredric March Theatre Building, 926 Woodland Ave.
Dr. Lori Carrell’s vision is “to educate, inspire, and equip others to maximize the transformative power of the spoken word.” At UW Oshkosh, she has given shape to that vision in a myriad of ways. Students with a reputation for being reserved or silent always seem to “come out of their shell” in Dr. Carrell’s classes. I believe this is because of Dr. Carrell’s enthusiasm, ability to empathize with all students and role modeling of excellence in communication.
More than 12 teams of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students dodged, ducked, dipped and dove for the dot April 15 in Kolf Sports Center to support National Organ Donor Awareness Month.
Imagining Black Masculinity in Post-Racial America: This is What Justice Looks Like
Inspiration is Dave Kelly’s job. As a motivational speaker, humorist and author, Kelly ’84, of Fond du Lac, delivers about 35 speeches each year at universities, corporations, churches, schools and other venues.
Working with LEGO blocks and artificial intelligence is how Student Titan Employment Program (STEP) intern Matthew Meyers applies his computer science acumen at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
The Teach Food SENCER Regional Meeting will be co-hosted by Wisconsin Campus Compact and the SENCER Midwest Regional Center for Innovation on April 23 & 24 in Madison, Wis.