Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs

Students present research at Midwest Political Science Association’s meeting

Undergraduate students Kayla Billett, Jessie Johnson, Evan Miller, Jessica Murphy, graduate student Ellie Roark, and their advisor Prof. Elizabeth Wheat, attended the Midwest Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 7-10, and presented the following research: Kayla Billett “Mismanagement of Livestock Manure: Public Policy Analysis” Jessie Johnson “An Analysis of the Penta Wood Products […]

Furlong, Weinschenk among ‘media experts’

Phones are ringing off the hook from local media outlets for expert testimony regarding elections. We’ve uncovered a few interviews with our faculty members and Dean Scott Furlong. Furlong on the history of Wisconsin candidates, WBAY Weinschenk: Trump’s supporters love him despite antics, The News&Observer Weinschenk: ‘Crazy swings’ in Wisconsin make it hard to predict

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 […]