University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Center for
Middle East Studies & Partnerships

Arab Script

A road to

greater understanding


  • 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.
  • In the media: Coury talks ISIL airstrikes with Local 5 News
    Associate Prof. David Coury on Tuesday (Sept. 23) shared his expertise in Middle East affairs with Local 5 News’ Jenn Sullivan, as part of a story about airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Coury, a Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies faculty member who co-directs UW-Green Bay’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies, told Sullivan the […]
  • Prof. Sherman to introduce Wednesday’s film series offering
    This Wednesday (Sept. 17) at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum, the Green Bay Film Society’s Fall international film series continues with the 2011 Lebanese comedy, “Where do we go now?” Set in a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the film follows the antics of the town’s women […]
  • Islam Awareness Week set for April 7-11
    The Office of International Education shares news that Islam Awareness Week is planned for next Monday-Friday (April 7-11), with daily events to help participants learn more about Islam as a religion and culture as well as about the people and culture of Muslim-majority regions of the world. • Monday — Frontline News:Syria discussion, 6 p.m., […]
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  • Group Picture 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.

Video: Learning Arabic at UW-Green Bay

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.


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