Tag: Center for Public Affairs

Study Finds Food Pantry Consumers Less Food Insecure Than in Past

Households with children more likely to be food insecure Green Bay – Local food pantry consumers have reported a much lower rate of food insecurity than in 2009, a study released this week reports. Food insecurity rates of food pantry consumers have fluctuated over the past 15 years, peaking at 89% in 2009 and decreasing […]

iPat film series returns on Monday, March 7

The next film in the iPat series is “Wrenched,” — exploring deviant behavior as a mode of achieving environmental action. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7 in the Christie Theatre. “When environmental consequences of human activity are unacceptable, is socially unacceptable behavior acceptable? What are the limits when trying to […]

Brown County Life Study is underway

The UW-Green Bay Center for Public Affairs will serve as a research consultant on the Leading Indicators for Excellence (LIFE) study of Brown County, now underway. The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Greater Green Bay Chamber, and Brown County United Way are sponsoring and spearheading the work. The study, a measure of the quality of life in […]

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 […]