Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs

Faculty note: Indiana reporter interviews Weinschenk on election options


UW-Green Bay political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, says switching local council and mayoral elections to coincide with higher-turnout November elections might be a good way to boost voter participation and encourage local candidates to address a wider and more diverse electorate. Weinschenk is quoted at length on page 3 […]

Photo: Petri, Obey, Genrich visit Weinschenk class


Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s UW-Green Bay class in Public Policy heard first-hand Monday from two veterans of the Washington, D.C., political scene in former U.S. Reps. Tom Petri (R) and David Obey (D). The two were making their first stop as part of their Civic Participation Lecture Series. State Rep. Eric Genrich, D-Green Bay, was […]

Former Congressmen Petri, Obey address public policy students

Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s Public Policy class enjoyed an opportunity Monday to hear first-hand from two veterans of the Washington, D.C., political scene. Former House Representatives Tom Petri (R) and David Obey (D), both of whom retired from Congress, visited the class to lecture and take student questions. The Congressmen visited Weinschenk’s class as the […]

Weinschenk interviewed for Governing magazine

The research of political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, is cited in a Governing magazine article on upcoming mayoral elections nationwide, the fact Democrats continue to dominate big-city races, and the relatively high degree of voter apathy. On this latter topic, the mention of Weinschenk (and UWGB) is near the […]

Weinschenk quoted on Walker


Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, UW-Green Bay assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, was quoted recently by NBC 26 News as part of a story on Gov. Scott Walker’s first formal appearance in Wisconsin after suspending his presidential campaign, what the governor says he will do next, and what analysts think he needs to do […]

UW-Green Bay ‘Teaching Scholars’ to present next Wednesday


Six professors from across the University who have participated in the UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will talk about their work at a gathering next Wednesday (Sept. 23). They’ll be present to discuss their SoTL projects (exploring the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and ways to enhance undergraduate education) from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in […]

Media can’t get enough of Walker talk (and Weinschenk)


Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, is among the UW-Green Bay experts getting plenty of phone calls from local media seeking insight on the 2016 presidential campaign and the candidacy of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. WFRV-TV NBC 26

First Philosophers’ Café of the fall: Helpap on regulations


The Philosophers’ Café series opens this Wednesday (Sept. 16) at 7 p.m. at Titletown Brewing Company’s Frost Room, with a discussion on “The Use and Uselessness of Regulation,” led by political science Assistant Prof. David Helpap of Public and Environmental Affairs. Many think of regulations as unnecessary, burdensome, and costly; many see them as necessary […]