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Prof. Weinschenk talks elections with Huffington Post, Fox 11

Randy Bryce won Wisconsin’s Democratic Primary race and the Huffington Post talked to UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) about it. Reports the HuffPost, “Bryce’s early head start ultimately proved insurmountable, however. His general election bid in the conservative-leaning district in southeastern Wisconsin is likely to test both the importance of character issues […]

Faculty notes: Why fake news can be great news for a University? Prof. Clampitt has the answer

“Researchers trained at universities separate factual health claims from those with sometimes dubious aims. University students, regardless of their discipline, should learn to respect this process and become less prone to outrageous claims that are not backed by facts,” says UW-Green Bay Prof. Phil Clampitt. Read his column, “Why Fake News Can Be Great News […]

Prof. Gurung talks girls and anxiety with Deseret News

“When stressed, many girls cry and try harder to please, while boys often act out or give up, the In fact, for decades, ‘fight or flight’ was the predominant stress response theory,” reports the Deseret News. “However, in the late ’90s, Dr. Shelley Taylor and her team of UCLA researchers discovered that females have an […]

Faculty note: Prof. Meacham has featured fiction piece published

UW-Green Bay Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English/Humanities) has the featured fiction piece, “Descending,” in the online journal 7x7la. According to the editors, the magazine was “launched to facilitate a new kind of interdisciplinary collaboration. Each 7×7 invites one visual artist and one writer to engage in a two-week creative conversation. The format, inspired by Surrealist games […]

UW-Green Bay NCORE invites your attendance to upcoming webinars

The UW-Green Bay National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) cohort invites you to attend any of the following webinars. Each will be held the last Wednesday of every month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. CST and will be hosted in IS 1034 (Distance Ed Room), UW-Green Bay (Green Bay campus): -August 29, 2018 Kaleidoscope: […]

Faculty note: Prof. Higgins returns from Gothenburg, Sweden

Associate Prof. Doreen Higgins (Social Work) has returned from a five-month stay as an invited visiting researcher in the Department of Social Work at the University of Gothenburg (GU) in Gothenburg, Sweden. While there, Higgins conducted a qualitative study of the Swedish social welfare state and interviewed public sector social workers across the country. She […]

Foxconn launches ‘Smart Cities – Smart Futures’ competition

Foxconn Technology Group encourages faculty, staff and students in Wisconsin’s universities to participate in its “Smart Cities – Smart Future” initiative. The state-wide competition enables talent across the state to make use of opportunities presented by Wisconsin’s technological innovation. The company is committing to $1 million in prize money over three years, which is aimed […]

Faculty note: Listen to recent Shelton podcasts on labor unions

Listen to UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) recent podcast episodes. “Janus and the Future of Labor Unions” is for the education-related Have You Heard? which describes the Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 Janus ruling and the future of teachers’ labor unions. In the AFL CIO’s “Labor History Today”  podcast, Shelton […]

UW-Green Bay students and faculty contribute to latest Voyageur issue

The Summer/Fall 2018 issue of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review is now available. The magazine is published by the Brown County Historical Society in close collaboration with UW-Green Bay. Associate Prof. David Voelker (Humanities and History) is the editor-in-chief and served as the current issue’s editor. Professor Toni Damkoehler (Design Arts) was the art director […]

Prof. Martin comments on I-95 shooting

On Monday, July 30, 2018 a motorist sustained injuries after being shot by a van driver on I-95 after what appeared to be a road rage incident. UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) explains that “the fact that it’s inherently dangerous means that people, whether they realize it or not, are kind of always on […]