Tag: Political Science

Photo gallery: Political scandals through cartoons

American Political Thought class views Lyle Lahey political cartoons.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students in Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) American Political Thought class hosted a political cartoon exhibit featuring the “scandalous” work of local artist and cartoonist Lyle Lahey. The event kicked off on Monday, May 7, 2018 in the 407 Gallery, Studio Arts. The display was curated from cartoonist […]

UWGB alumnus to run for Isabella County’s open prosecutor seat

Robert Holmes ’87 (Political Science) is among four people that have filed to run for Isabella County’s open prosecutor seat. If elected, he would seek advanced training and education for staff and attorneys to better meet the responsibility of protecting Isabella County citizens.

UW-Green Bay alumna Beckman named Young Professional of the Year

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Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumna Sarah Beckman ’08 (Social Work), named Young Professional of the Year by Current Young Professionals. Brandon Rohde of LiveTime, LLC was presented the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Accepting the award for The Next Generation Best Place to Work award was UW-Green Bay alumnus Todd Jadin ’84 (Business Administration) […]

Students in Prof. Weinschenk’s class get inside look into the legislative process

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, students in Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s (Political Science, Public and Environmental Affairs) Congress: Politics & Policy class had the rare opportunity to hear about the legislative process from a former member of Congress, Reid Ribble. Ribble has been visiting Weinschenk’s class for the last three years. During this year’s visit, Ribble […]

Argentina’s top media outlet interviews Prof. Weinschenk

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Affairs) was recently interviewed by Infobae, Argentina’s most popular media outlet. The story ran Sunday (April 22, 2018) and features a number of quotes from Weinschenk. See the original article in Spanish or see the article passed through an English translation engine.

Weinschenk gets extended coverage on Supreme Court election

“The victory by Rebecca Dallet over Michael Screnock in the Wisconsin Supreme Court election on April 3, 2018 capped off a particularly partisan campaign for what is officially a non-partisan seat,” says UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Administration). “Though the outcome wasn’t particularly close — Dallet won by a margin of […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk pens piece on the Wisconsin Supreme Court election results

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) penned a column discussing the recent Wisconsin Supreme Court election for WisContext. “The victory by Rebecca Dallet over Michael Screnock in the Wisconsin Supreme Court election on April 3, 2018 capped off a particularly partisan campaign for what is officially a non-partisan seat. Though the outcome wasn’t particularly close — […]

Faculty note: Kraft says keep the revamped ethanol requirement

A column by faculty emeritus Michal Kraft (Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs) was featured in The Eagle on March 17, 2018. “Given these alternatives, we should keep the federal ethanol requirement for its desirable goals of reducing reliance on imported oil and limiting greenhouse gas emissions. But we also should change the rules […]

Helpap, others, says voter recognition is slim in Governor race

Marquette Law School released a poll recently that reports that although there is a crowded race to face Governor Scott Walker in November, most voters don’t know enough or anything at all about his challengers,” reports Fox 11. “Of the nine candidates that Marquette Law School asked 800 registered voters about, State Superintendent Tony Evers […]