Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs

Public & Environmental Affairs celebrates

Public & Environmental Affairs celebrated its students and community partnerships at an event in the Weidner Center, last week. A panel of recent alumni came to share their best advice on finding a job after graduation and student award and scholarship winners were recognized. Additional pictures of the event can be accessed on our facebook […]

Sexual Assault Center awarded $10,000 grant by UW-Green Bay students

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Strategic Philanthropy class awarded $10,000 on April 30, 2018 to the Sexual Assault Center run by Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin. Over the past six years, the class has awarded $65,000 to local organizations dedicated to an important need in the Brown County area. Each year, […]

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 […]

Kraft says ‘yes’ to eco-friendly renewables

UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Michael E. Kraft (Public and Environmental Affairs) shares his opinion on eco-friendly renewables as a key to non-carbon energy future in the Tri-City Herald. Prof. Kraft argues that critics have underestimated the efficiency of eco-friendly renewables as the future and discusses the disadvantages of considering fossil fuels as a sustainable energy […]

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.

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 […]

Faculty note: Helpap and Warner present at Housing Summit

Assistant Prof. David Helpap (Public and Environmental Affairs) and Associate Prof. Lora Warner (PEA) presented their research study, “Safe and Stable Housing for Brown County Consumers: Needs and Policy Options” at this Housing Summit sponsored by the United Way and the Brown County Housing and Homeless Coalition, Jan/ 17, 2017. There were about 125 people […]

Faculty note: Kraft writes ‘con’ response to oil and gas debate

“The oil and gas industry is trying to convince us it is serious about a warming planet. It promises to expand its efforts to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions that are the principal cause of climate change,” writes faculty emeritus Michael Kraft (Political Science, Public and Environmental Affairs) in a position story for the Sacramento […]

Celebrate UW-Green Bay Food Day, Wednesday, Oct. 25

Help promote healthy eating by attending UW-Green Bay’s annual Food Day event. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Phoenix Room of the Union University. The event is free and open to both the campus and Green Bay community. Sponsored by the UW-Green Bay student organizations […]