Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs

Weinschenk on Walker’s presidential endorsement

After a bill signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Green Bay, Gov. Scott Walker said he will decide next week if he will endorse a candidate in the state’s presidential primary. UW-Green Bay political science professor Aaron Weinschenk, who often provides commentary on election news and events, was asked how much of an impact a Walker […]

Philanthropy Class seeks proposals

The Learning by Giving Foundation has granted UW-Green Bay’s 2016 Strategic Philanthropy class $10,000 to award to an organization of their choice. The class issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on March 14, 2016 to provide funding to enhance children’s literacy. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016. The RFP is available online. […]

UW-Green Bay’s strategic philanthropy class seeks proposals to improve children’s literacy

Green Bay, WI — The Learning by Giving Foundation has granted the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 2016 Strategic Philanthropy class $10,000 to award to an organization of their choice. The class issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on March 14, 2016 to provide funding to enhance children’s literacy. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. Thursday, April […]

Exciting day in Weinschenk’s Congress class

Students in UWGB Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s “Congress: Politics and Policy” course had an exciting day yesterday, interacting with a current member of the U.S. Congress, when Representative Reid Ribble (WI 8th district) spoke to the class and answered students’ questions about the legislative process. Since joining the UWGB faculty just two years ago, Weinschenk has […]

Faculty note: Helpap publication

David Helpap, assistant professor of political science and public administration, recently had the manuscript “Guiding the Public Sector: Assessing the Use of Recommended Practices in the Budgeting Process” accepted for publication by the International Journal of Public Administration. Using an original survey of local budgeting officials across the United States, the study examines the correlation […]

iPat film series returns on Monday, March 7

The next film in the iPat series is “Wrenched,” — exploring deviant behavior as a mode of achieving environmental action. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7 in the Christie Theatre. “When environmental consequences of human activity are unacceptable, is socially unacceptable behavior acceptable? What are the limits when trying to […]

Wednesday: Non-profit greed the topic at Philosopher’s Café

Prof. Lora Warner (Public Administration) discusses “Just how corrupt is the Nonprofit sector if the NFL is Tax Exempt?” from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at the Philosopher’s Café. “Should lucrative nonprofits such as the NFL be tax-exempt?  What about Political Action Committees?  What about the extravagant mega-church down the road?  No ethical stone […]

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 […]