For the past several years, students and faculty have helped establish a sugarbush on the Platte Mound as a way to connect with and learn about the history and land in important ways. On Wednesday, March 8, Jon Greendeer, former president of the Ho-Chunk Nation, will help mark the start of the sugarbush season with events open to the campus and community.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville College of Liberal Arts and Education opens the 2022-23 season of the LAE Faculty Forum Series on Thursday, Oct. 6 with Dr. Adam Stanley’s presentation of “How the Undead Came Alive: The Vampire in European Culture” with Dr.
UW-Platteville to host Indigenous Peoples’ Day, guest speaker Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses DanielAuthored on: , Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
UW-Platteville invites the campus community and the public to the eighth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lecture, featuring Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel who will share the message of “Running for Justice.”
Trenkamp researches Native American boarding school era in the Midwest, presents project to U.S. national parkAuthored on: , Written by: Ruth Wendlandt
Grace Trenkamp recently completed her capstone project titled, “Native American Boarding Schools and Cemeteries (Midwest),” shedding light to the injustices Indigenous people faced in the 19th and 20th century.
Dr. Andrey Ivanov, associate professor of history at UW-Platteville, received two awards for his recently published book, “A Spiritual Revolution: The Impact of Reformation and Enlightenment in Orthodox Russia”
UW-Platteville will host its sixth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lecture, “Hocąk: Language is Our Culture,” presented by Andrew W. Thundercloud. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall and is open to the public.
Dr. Andrey Ivanov, associate professor of history, was selected for the 2021-22 Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars Program. His project, “Live from the Red Square! Virtual Education Travel in History Classroom” explores how the application of hybrid-virtual approaches to experiential field trip teaching will affect the student learning outcome of international awareness.
Through a collaborative effort that has spanned more than a year, a couple of alumni – with the help of faculty, staff and students across campus – have been researching and identifying UW-Platteville alumni or students who were killed in action during the Vietnam War, with the hopes of memorializing the veterans on campus.
Elizabeth Larrison always loved hearing and telling stories. When she was quite young, she realized that history was essentially the telling of others’ stories, and her interests in the subject continued to grow throughout her education. She is currently studying history in Ireland in a yearlong master’s program at the National University of Ireland-Galway.
Dr. Andrey Ivanov, associate professor of history at UW-Platteville, recently published “Escape from Rome: Teofan Prokopovych and Ukrainian Orthodox Ties to the Eternal City.” The scholarly article appeared in the latest volume o
Dr. Andrey Ivanov, associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, recently published “A Spiritual Revolution: The Impact of Reformation and Enlightenment in Orthodox Russia.”
Two recent UW-Platteville alumni, Kathryn Bartels and Dominique Kornely, have had their research work accepted for publication in academic journals. Both alumni are former participants of UW-Platteville’s Summer Undergraduate Scholars Program and credit the program for their success.
Dr. Andrey Ivanov, assistant professor of history, recently presented his research on the topic of “David and Goliaths: Wartime Sermons in Russia 1700-1815” in a seminar organized by Moscow's German Historical Institute.
On Thursday, March 5, the College of Liberal Arts and Education will host a faculty forum, “Talking Bones: The Writing of Assassination in Colombia,” in Room 136 Doudna Hall from 5-6:30 p.m.
From the time she was about nine years old, UW-Platteville alumna Winifred (Winnie) Redfearn knew that she wanted to be a history professor. Over the years, her love of history grew, and she realized that, more than anything, she wanted to open a window to the past and share the stories of those whose voices had never been heard.
Dr. Nancy Turner has been a professor of history at UW-Platteville since fall 1996. She teaches the first half of an introductory course in world civilizations as well as upper-level courses in medieval and renaissance Europe and the histories of European women, the modern Middle East, the British Isles and western science.
On Thursday, Nov. 21, the Grant County History Museum will unveil a window exhibit on African American history that six UW-Platteville students and a faculty member helped research and build.
Two students and a faculty member recently presented their research on chattel slavery in Wisconsin at the 13th annual Local History and Historic Preservation Conference in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the College of Liberal Arts and Education will host a faculty forum, “Einstein’s ‘Theory of Everything’ in Elizabethan England: John Dee’s Hieroglyphic Monad” in Room 136 Doudna Hall from 5-6:30 p.m.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Department of History will host its fifth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Lecture on Monday, Oct. 14 in the Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville, from 6-7:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.
On Friday, Oct. 4, at 9 a.m., faculty, staff, students and community members will hold a special rededication ceremony for Rachel, an enslaved African American, at Hillside Cemetery in Platteville.
This summer, Dr. Andrey V. Ivanov, assistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, was one of the recipients of the esteemed Houghton Library Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Dr. Eugene Tesdahl, assistant professor of history at UW-Platteville, and a small group of students in his summer history course, The History of Wisconsin, recently helped repair and restore Rachel's headstone (an enslaved African American) at Hillside Cemetery in Platteville, as part of an ongoing research project.
Six University of Wisconsin-Platteville education students recently gained knowledge about the American Civil War at the “Civil War 101 Teachers Institute” at the American Civil War Museum in Richmond,
For many, the mention of the term “Cold War” elicits images of distant past in which socialist and capitalist superpowers fought far-away battles for global supremacy through space exploration, nuclear missile technology, local insurgencies and espionage.
University of Wisconsin-Platteville alumnus Charlie Schoenberg '18 was initially drawn to the field of education because he wanted to walk in the footsteps of the amazing educators who had challenged him to think, grow and reflect as a learner.