Tag: Political Science

Faculty note: Weinschenk publishes research on the genetics of politics

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science and Psychology) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article titled “Genes, Personality Traits, and the Sense of Civic Duty” published in American Politics Research. The article, co-authored with Prof. Chris Dawes of New York University, uses data on identical and fraternal twins to examine the amount of genetic overlap between personality traits and the […]

Faculty note: Katia Levintova and Megan Olson Hunt win the 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Awards

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council are pleased to announce the 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Award Winners. Associate Professor Katia Levintova (Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies and Political Science) is the winner of the Experienced Teacher Award. Students praise Professor Levintova’s dedication to students and her […]

Think ‘College to Career’ with Breakthrough Fuel, April 18

Join the panel discussion with alumni who have turned their UW-Green Bay education in to successful careers at one of the area’s most innovative companies, Breakthrough Fuel. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Christie Theatre. Learn firsthand how people from various majors come together to solve problems, find innovative solutions […]

Internship Tuesday continues: KenyaHELP Intern

The new weekly social media initiative, “Internship Tuesday” continues with this week’s feature on Nathan Condon, a junior history and political science student currently interning with KenyaHELP, a local, volunteer-run organization that provides scholarships for Kenyan students. Read more about Condon and his internship. Do you know a UW-Green Bay student with an interesting internship? Please submit a […]

Date change: Philosophers Café meets April 12

The Philosophers Café will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Titletown Brewing Company (200 Dousman Street, Green Bay) in the Frost Room to discuss Politics in an Age of Polarization. Assistant Prof. Weinschenk (Political Science & Public and Environmental Affairs) will moderate the discussion. Learn more about the upcoming event.

UW-Green Bay students use Lahey cartoons to show ‘political voice’

It is a wonderfully timely idea. Take advantage of a priceless collection of politically-oriented cartoons from University Archives to study the history of American political dialogue through the decades and to recognize the role of art in political dissent and commentary. “An Age in Ink” exhibit opened in the 407 Gallery (Fourth Floor) Studio Arts, […]

Philosophers Café meets April 13

The Philosophers Café meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Titletown Brewing Company (200 Dousman Street, Green Bay) to discuss Politics in an Age of Polarization. Assistant Prof. Weinschenk (Political Science & Public and Environmental Affairs) will moderate the discussion. Learn more about the upcoming event.

Faculty note: Staudinger publication

Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Political Science) article “Reading Deeply for Disciplinary Awareness and Political Judgment” was recently published in Teaching and Learning Inquiry. The article closely examines student writing to understand how students develop as readers and citizens, and offers suggestions for improving reading in today’s classrooms.

Cartoonist Lyle Lahey’s work recognizes the role of art in political dissent and contemporary issues

“An Age In Ink” exhibit opens in the 407 Gallery in Studio Arts, UW-Green Bay, Monday, April 3, with an event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. to introduce the exhibit. This display is curated from cartoonist Lyle Lahey’s work, originally published online and in the Green Bay News Chronicle from 1968-2013 and now held in […]