University of Wisconsin Green Bay
Communication Department

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some texts to familiarize yourself with...

I've listed below some books that have been very influential in my life. I call these books "WiseReads" because I think they will help you become a person of wisdom.  I've listed them in no particular order of importance.

  • Night by Elie Wiesel

  • Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimension by Edwin Abbott

  • Executive Economics: Ten Essential Tools of Business Decision Makers by Shlomo Maital

  • Godel, Escher, and Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstader

  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

  • Guns of August by Barbara Tuckman

  • The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of Glory by William Manchester

  • The Second World War (abridged) by Winston Churchill




Listed below is some advice from former communications students who have successfully trained their neural pathways.

"Taking a Phil class will definitely raise your stress levels.  However, once the class is over, you will realize that it was all worth it."   -Jerome Allen

"Do not concern yourself with what you believe Phil is "looking for" as the "right answer," rather construct a unique solution to the problem and develop a strong line of rationale and you will succeed beyond measure" -Marcus Reitz

"GO TO CLASS!!!  No matter how many notes you print off the website, you will never get all the information!, read, read!  If you don't read, the multiple choice questions in the exams are going to kick your butt!" -Angela Stangel