Posts tagged with 'History':

“At the core root it is about human’s being vulnerable,” says student Isaac Olson. Here Olson shares his jar containing a brain created out of sculpted clay, some pencils and expo markers that represent his future dream of teaching high school social studies. You in a jar Posted 4:01 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2023 Project challenges students to share their truths, build community through vulnerability  Read more about You in a jar Derek Edwards, ’18, was inspired in a general education class in which he read a book about Haiti. He eventually traveled to see and experience firsthand the things he read about and understand the country beyond its stereotypical poor image. Global perspective Posted 8:01 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2023 Inspired by gen ed class, ’18 grad takes international studies to heart Read more about Global perspective Associate Professor of History Heidi Morrison and her family recently returned from completing a two-year visiting researcher post in Finland. An extended stay Posted 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022 Professor’s two-week trip to Finland becomes much more Read more about An extended stay The UW-La Crosse History Department Hear, Here project is now in Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg. UWL Hear, Here project now in Europe Posted 12:52 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2022 The concept of everyday people sharing their location-based stories sparks interest from abroad Read more about UWL Hear, Here project now in Europe Gita V. Pai and Gerald S. Iguchi On being Asian American in La Crosse Posted 3:26 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 A look at history, population growth, and a critical examination of the model minority myth Read more about On being Asian American in La Crosse Story from Currents For UWL's Michael Quintero Bungert, who will graduate Sunday with a bachelor's degree in social studies education, college has been a time of self-reflection and self-exploration. “Coming from a small town in Minnesota, it was hard for me to fully develop or express my identity as both Mexican and American, Finding himself Posted 1:56 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 UWL helped December grad explore his identity, prepare for his future Read more about Finding himself Professor James Longhurst's Schwinn bike, parked on La Crosse Street near King Street in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Biking in the Driftless Posted 4:27 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 Professor reflects on history of Wisconsin city and countryside aboard a bike Read more about Biking in the Driftless Story from Currents Zac Lois, a 2006 UW-La Crosse alum and former Green Beret with the U.S. Army Special Forces, is helping coordinate a volunteer effort to rescue thousands of people from the unrest in Afghanistan's capital city. In modern military history, he says, Man on a mission Posted 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 UWL alum coordinates daring evacuations in Afghanistan Read more about Man on a mission UWL History Professor Kenneth Shonk will present “Popular Music and Gender During the MTV Era. New history lecture series launches Posted 1:13 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 UWL professor shares what we can learn from MTV that we didn’t learn in school Read more about New history lecture series launches The La Crosse Normal School band outside of what is now Wittich Hall. The university closed in mid-October 1918 due to the 1918 flu epidemic. Photo taken from the 1919 yearbook, courtesy of UWL Murphy Library Special Collections. How do pandemics change society? Posted 8:45 a.m. Monday, June 21, 2021 Professors share history lessons that could predict shifts in our post-pandemic lives Read more about How do pandemics change society? Story from Currents

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