Tag: Center for Public Affairs

iPat Film ‘The Power of One Voice’ is here Monday, Feb. 1

The first of the iPat Film Series will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 in the Christie Theatre. Join the screening for The Power of One Voice. (“This 50-year perspective on the life of Rachel Carson is a groundbreaking documentary examining her life and the profound implications of her environmental work. Today, Rachel […]

Grant of $441,000 from Great Lakes will fund internships for UWGB students

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has been awarded a three-year, $441,324 Career-Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to create nearly 250 new paid internships over the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. The grant will be used to create paid internships for juniors and seniors who don’t receive […]

iPat movie: ‘Andromeda Strain’

At 7 p.m. this coming Monday (Dec. 7) in the Christie Theatre, the iPat film series will revisit a classic Hollywood thriller that “went viral” back in the days when UWGB was still new. With a nod to UWGB’s 50th anniversary, “The Andromeda Strain” from 1971 will be screened with an introduction and discussion led […]

‘It’s still a wonderful life’ says Warner

The good news according to UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Lora Warner, is that research supports that Brown County is still highly valued for its quality of life. Warner (above with her students) presented to a near-capacity crowd at UW-Green Bay’s After Thoughts event, Tuesday, March 3. The director of UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs […]

Aldo Leopold documentary is iPat film this Tuesday

The iPat environmental film series is back with “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time” at 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 3) in the Christie Theatre. The film explores Leopold’s thinking, renewing his idea of a land ethic for a population facing 21st century ecological challenges. After the showing, Tom Bolt, past […]

Next ‘After Thoughts’ event to feature UW-Green Bay’s Warner on quality of life

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Lora Warner will speak about her research into the quality of life in Brown County during the University’s next After Thoughts event Tuesday, March 3. Warner, director of UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs, teaches in UW-Green Bay’s Public Administration program and leads the Nonprofit Management emphasis, working with her students […]

USDA soil scientist will join us for ‘Dirt! The Movie’

The iPat environmental film series resumes with “Dirt! The Movie” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Christie Theatre. The film looks at man’s relationship with dirt, and the connection that has been lost over time. After the screening, guest speaker Phil Meyer, area resource soil scientist for USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, will lead the discussion. The […]

Center for Public Affairs report to focus on government spending, performance

The UW-Green Bay Center for Public Affairs is set to release the second installment in its series of Policy Snapshot Reports Tuesday (Nov. 11), focusing on government spending and performance as local public entities plan their budgets for the coming year. “Connecting the Dots: Public Performance and Financial Trends in Brown County and the City […]

Center for Public Affairs to release government spending, performance report

UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs (CFPA) will release the second installment in its series of Policy Snapshot Reports Tuesday, Nov. 11, focusing on government spending and performance as local public entities plan their budgets for the year. “Connecting the Dots: Public Performance and Financial Trends in Brown County and the City of Green Bay” […]

iPat film series returns with look at computer-disposal hazards

The iPat environmental film series is back with “Terra Blight” at 7 p.m. next Tuesday (Nov. 4) in the Christie Theatre. “Terra Blight” is a documentary that explores America’s consumption of computers and other hazardous waste created in the pursuit of the latest and greatest technology. After the showing, specialists Chris Blan of Brown County Solid Waste and Marcy […]