Faculty and students from across disciplines and diverse backgrounds for the purpose of promoting education, training, research, and career development in the areas of adult development and aging. This focus is consistent with the interdisciplinary mission of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The Gerontology Center includes faculty from the areas of Business, Human Biology, Human Development, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, and other disciplines, as well as professionals and interested individuals from the broader community. Our common goal is to promote education and knowledge of continuing adult development and aging processes.
The Gerontology Center Colloquia Series 2012-2013:
Join faculty, students, and other members of our community for a Colloquia to learn more about current topics and issues in gerontology. Each presentation will last 60 minutes with opportunity for questions from the audience at the end. All presentations will occur in the University Union, Alumni Room B from 2 pm to 3:20 pm.
The Gerontology Center Brown-Bag Series 2012-2013
Join faculty, students, and other members of our community in a brown-bag discussion centered on topics and issues in gerontology. The brown-bag discussions are held on the second Friday of the month in the Gathering Room (MAC-201) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. These meetings are intended to be informal, incorporating flexible and changeable formats, and most importantly, provide opportunities for students, faculty, and others in the community interested in gerontology to exchange ideas and information.
- October 26, 2012 - Doreen Higgins (Social Work) and Devon Christianson (Director of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County), will be presenting, "Elder Abuse: A Delicate Balance" at the Gerontology Center Brown Bag from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., in MAC-201 (The Gather Room). This will be an interactive presentation on various facets of elder abuse with special attention to elder abuse in Brown County.