- Thu, 15 Sep 2011
UWGB students mastering Jabal Amman, downtown Amman, Jordan
14 students traveled to Jordan this past summer with Prof. Heidi Sherman and Prof. Jill White to learn about history, culture, and human development. As part of their coursework, they took part in an immersive adventure planned by the social entrepreneur, Raghda Butros at Hamzet Wasel.
- Fri, 15 Feb 2013 Visiting professor to speak on Islam as ecumenical movement Monday, Feb. 18
A renowned professor of Near Eastern History will present on “Nascent Islam as an Ecumenical Movement” from 2:15-3:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 in the Christie Theatre of UW-Green Bay’s University Union. University of Chicago Prof. Fred Donner’s presentation will examine whether Islam was originally founded just for Muslims, or rather as a religion intended to [...]
- Fri, 02 Nov 2012 To learn and to celebrate: International Education ‘Week’ lasts all month at UW-Green Bay
UW-Green Bay’s celebration of International Education Week has been extended to span the entire month of November, and a variety of displays, discussions and other events are planned. The U.S. departments of State and Education officially will recognize Nov. 12-16 as International Education Week 2012, calling the timeframe as “an opportunity to celebrate the benefits [...]
- Fri, 21 Oct 2011 Coury talks Arab Spring, Gadhafi death
UW-Green Bay Prof. David Coury weighed in on what’s next for Libya following the death of Moammar Gadhafi for a story in Friday’s (Oct. 21) Green Bay Press-Gazette. Coury, co-director of the Center for Middle East Studies, said the next several months will be critical for developing democracy in Libya, and that the U.S. should [...]
A group of UWGB faculty spent a month in Jordan as UW-Green Bay establishes the new Center for Middle East Studies. A few highlights: A two-day trip to archeological sites in the north, including the ancient Roman cities of Jerash and Um Qais as well as the ancient medieval Islamic fortress Ajloun in Jordan's Eastern Desert. Click here to see more photos.
Twice a week, for about an hour, this group of students, staff and faculty get together for an Arabic conversation group. Click here to see more videos.