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  • Immigration program is a hit with local school children
    Prof. David Coury (Humanistic Studies, German, Global Studies) reports that the first in a series of programs aimed at local students and their families, to help them better understand immigration and global displacement, was well received. The majority of the programs take place at the Neville Public Museum...
  • 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.
  • Film screening: ‘Hell on Earth: the Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, Monday, April 9
    On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Center for Middle East Studies and the Humanities program will present a screening of Sebastian Junger’s documentary Hell on Earth: the Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS at 6 p.m. in the Christie Theater, University Union. The screening and discussion are free and open to the public.
  • Reminder: Mariah Idrissi, ‘Changing the face of fashion’ presentation
    Mariah Idrissi will visit campus on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B of the University Union. Idrissi is the world’s first hijab-wearing model to be signed to ‘Select’ models and featured in a global campaign for H&M. As well as a model, she is an international public speaker promoting female […]
  • ‘Changing the face of fashion’ presentation, Oct. 26
    Mariah Idrissi will visit campus on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B of the University Union. Idrissi is the world’s first hijab wearing model to be signed to ‘Select’ models and featured in a global campaign for H&M. As well as a model, she is an international public speaker promoting […]
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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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