Behind the Iron Curtain: UW Oshkosh’s Soviet Seminar ran from 1967 to 1989, providing a unique opportunity to visit the country’s geopolitical rivals. Along for the trip in 1970 was William “Bill” Schumann ‘71.
The trip was organized by Sociology Chair Juris Veidemanis. For Veidemanis, the
Checkmate: Students ponder their gambits in the Reeve Union “Cavern,” while playing chess during the 1966–1967 academic year. The Chess Club—organized to encourage students on campus to learn and improve their game—held weekly sessions and lessons for beginners. In February 1967, the club participated in
In 1898, Rufus Halsey, taking over as the second president of the Oshkosh Normal School (ONS), had no experience working in higher education. He was formally a school district superintendent. With firsthand knowledge of the needs of working teachers, Halsey brought to ONS a new
While distance education and online courses are well-established in higher education, their employment for K–12 education is more embryonic. As a leader in teacher education in the state, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh keeps a keen eye on these developments, responding with a graduate course