Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs

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 […]

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 […]