Tag: Public and Environmental Administration

Faculty note: Prof. Helpap is a guest on The Progress Report podcast

Prof. David Helpap (Public and Environmental Administration) appeared as a guest on the weekly nonpartisan podcast, “The Progress Report,” a conversation on the local government and economic development in and around Green Bay and Brown County. The episode discusses how local government in Green Bay and Brown County are doing.

UW-Green Bay’s strategic philanthropy class seeks proposals for $10,000 grant, deadline for submission is April 2

Seeking creative strategies to educate community members about human trafficking Green Bay, WI – Students in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 2018 Strategic Philanthropy course will award $10,000 to an organization of their choice. Students are encouraging proposals for creative strategies that educate community members about the problem of human trafficking. The funds are granted […]

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 […]

Prof. Weinschenk discusses research about Wisconsin elections on WPR’s Central Time

As a follow up to his WisContext article on judicial elections, Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Administration) went on WPR’s Central Time program yesterday (Feb. 28, 2018) to discuss his research and Wisconsin elections. Listen to the interview and see the brief summary, here.

Faculty notes: Elizabeth Wheat at Manitowoc Public Library

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Elizabeth Wheat (Public and Environmental Administration) will lead a Great Decisions discussion at Manitowoc Public Library, March 5 at 6 p.m. This series is free and open to the public. She will discuss “Media and Foreign Policy.” See more.

Prof. Helpap comments on Green Bay baseball stadium loss

A $10 million summer league baseball stadium that was supposed to be a part of a downtown Green Bay development project is now being projected to be built in the village of Ashwaubenon. Prof. David Helpap (Public and Environmental Administration) weighed in on the loss, saying, “it’s not clear what kind of impact the team’s […]

Cruz to lead ‘Becoming a Latino in the U.S.’ discussion at Neville, Feb. 22

UW-Green Bay Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Public and Environmental Administration) will presenting “Becoming a Latino in the United States, at a dinner program Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum. Cruz addresses how Latinos learn to be a “minority group” here in the United States. How do people of Latin American heritage […]

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

Prof. Helpap blogs about diversity of public services

In the LSE US Centre’s daily blog on American Politics and Policy, UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor David Helpap (Public and Environmental Administration) finds that towns are more likely to provide a more diverse collection of services if they are large, dense, close to urban areas, wealthy, older and part of a county that does not […]

Stoll and class helps community keep their eyes on ethics

The Ethics in Business Awards were held Nov. 9 at the KI Convention Center, downtown Green Bay. With about 700 people in attendance, UW-Green Bay and specifically Public and Environmental Affairs (PEA, Economics) faculty and students were recognized for their work as part of the “research team,” of which Prof. John Stoll (PEA) coordinates. The […]