Tag: Political Science

Faculty note: Weinschenk publication

UWGB Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) had a paper titled “Conventional Wisdom: Political Learning During Presidential Nominating Conventions” accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Presidential Studies Quarterly. The paper uses panel data collected before and after presidential conventions to determine whether voters learn about candidate policy positions during the convention periods.

The Saldaña family is Green with Phoenix Phever

Saldana Family

Antonio and Judith Saldaña never lost their flame after graduating from UW-Green Bay and have passed on the spark to their two children Nicholas and Savanah. This family of four proudly represents the Phoenix green. Both Antonio and Judith grew up in Green Bay, and chose to attend UWGB because it was close to home […]

Triple Major Named Outstanding University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Student for 2015-2016

pamela-persha

Robert Frost wrote that “taking the road less travelled has made all the difference.” For UW-Green Bay graduate Pamela Parish, that meant transferring schools during the second semester of her freshman year and following in the footsteps of her older brother, sister and twin who were attending UW-Green Bay. Looking back, she deems it to […]

Hammersley and Mierow receive scholarships

The 2016 Denise Scheberle Scholarship in Political Science has been awarded to Brianna Hammersley said to “very much deserve this scholarship in the spirit of emeritus Prof. Denise Scheberle and her engaged teaching.” Hammersley is also the recipient of a Phuture Phoenix Scholarship. The 2016 Outstanding Student Scholarship and Award in Public and Environmental Affairs […]

UWGB invited to Politics and Policy Poster session

Students in Prof. Elizabeth Wheat’s Environmental Politics and Policy class designed and implemented a service learning project related to an environmental policy issue. The projects were completed in Green Bay or in the student’s home community. Please support the great work of the students by attending an interactive poster session from 11 a.m. to 12:15 […]

Students present research at Midwest Political Science Association’s meeting

Undergraduate students Kayla Billett, Jessie Johnson, Evan Miller, Jessica Murphy, graduate student Ellie Roark, and their advisor Prof. Elizabeth Wheat, attended the Midwest Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 7-10, and presented the following research: Kayla Billett “Mismanagement of Livestock Manure: Public Policy Analysis” Jessie Johnson “An Analysis of the Penta Wood Products […]

Prof. Weinschenk was everywhere

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. of Political Science Aaron Weinschenk was in demand as an elections expert the past few days. Check out this line-up of interviews: Fox 11 (Monday morning and Tuesday evening election coverage) Al Jazeera (Tuesday morning) Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wed. interview) WFRV (Tuesday afternoon and Wed. interview) Forbes Magazine (op-ed) Miami Herald […]

Furlong, Weinschenk among ‘media experts’

Phones are ringing off the hook from local media outlets for expert testimony regarding elections. We’ve uncovered a few interviews with our faculty members and Dean Scott Furlong. Furlong on the history of Wisconsin candidates, WBAY Weinschenk: Trump’s supporters love him despite antics, The News&Observer Weinschenk: ‘Crazy swings’ in Wisconsin make it hard to predict

Weinschenk on Walker’s presidential endorsement

After a bill signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Green Bay, Gov. Scott Walker said he will decide next week if he will endorse a candidate in the state’s presidential primary. UW-Green Bay political science professor Aaron Weinschenk, who often provides commentary on election news and events, was asked how much of an impact a Walker […]