Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs

Weinschenk busy with media calls

UWGB Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk has been busy with media calls of late. This week, he was asked by WBAY-TV to comment on the announcement by Congressman Reid Ribble not to seek reelection and what that means for Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District. “I think it’ll be competitive. You’ll probably have a big slate of candidates, […]

Reminder: Film ‘The Power of One Voice’ is here tonight

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 […]

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 […]

Littig, volunteers, stood out as ‘2015 Person of the Year’

Each year the Green Bay Press-Gazette editorial boards honors a “person of the year.” The board took a different approach this year, honoring “The Volunteer” as its 2015 selection, but not without specific mention of both the 300-some students, staff and faculty who turned out for Make a Difference Day in October, and to UWGB […]

Prof. Weinschenk’s work cited at FiveThirtyEight

Research by UW-Green Bay political scientist Aaron Weinschenk was cited this week at political guru Nate Silver’s popular statistics-and-political-analysis website FiveThirtyEight. The article assesses GOP challenger Marco Rubio’s tactics in not investing in a “ground game” in Iowa, and his campaign’s claim that it’s not worth the effort. Silver’s site takes issue with that strategy, […]

Poster projects lead to new opportunities

Non-profit poster symposium

How do non-profit organizations contribute to local communities? How does one manage the challenging and dynamic nature of a public-serving organization? Students in Prof. Lora Warner’s Public and Nonprofit Management Class spent the semester researching and expanding their knowledge of best approaches to managing public and nonprofit organizations before presenting what they have learned in […]

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 […]

Weinschenk’s P-G guest column urges citizen involvement in politics

Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, UW-Green Bay assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, co-author of the new book A Citizens Guide to US Elections, contributed a guest column to the Sunday (Nov. 29) edition of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Headlined ‘Sick of politics? Get involved,” the essay opens with the observation “There’s still about a year […]

Weinschenk publishes A Citizens Guide to US Elections

Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, UW-Green Bay assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, is the co-author of a text newly released this week by Routledge. The book, A Citizens Guide to US Elections: Empowering Democracy in America, is intended for use in undergraduate political science courses as well as readership by a general audience. Weinschenk […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk chapter


Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, contributed a chapter to a new book (Presidential Swing States: Why Only Ten Matter, Lexington Books, November 2015). Titled “The Badger State as a Battleground: Wisconsin Politics Past, Present, and Future,” the chapter is co-authored with Neil Kraus of UW-River Falls. It focuses on […]