Tag: research

Video: Kaye’s remarks at FDR Library for 75th anniversary

UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies was a featured speaker for a Wednesday (Jan. 6) event at the FDR Presidential Library in New York marking the 75th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” address. A recording of that discussion (including a rare, vintage excerpt of the original FDR speech) is […]

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, […]

Reminder: Posters in the Rotunda applications due soon

Posters in the Rotunda is about as prestigious as it gets for UW-Green Bay’s top student researchers. Therefore, the Office of Grants and Research and the Office of the Provost are encouraging you to encourage others (students or fellow faculty and staff who serve as mentors) to consider submitting applications to exhibit at the 13th […]

Stockpiling ideas: Planning students aid Stockbridge

Stockbridge, Wis. villiage officials posing with UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael Dreckschmidt, Samantha Champine, Casey Murphy and Courtney Maye.

Students in the Urban and Regional Planning theory course taught by Prof. Marcelo Cruz traveled to the Calumet County village of Stockbridge Wednesday night to share with the Village Board ideas for the community’s future development. Posing with village officials were four UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael […]

Weinschenk publishes A Citizens Guide to US Elections

Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, UW-Green Bay assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, is the co-author of a text newly released this week by Routledge. The book, A Citizens Guide to US Elections: Empowering Democracy in America, is intended for use in undergraduate political science courses as well as readership by a general audience. Weinschenk […]

Faculty note: Kain contributes to national web exhibit on Imperial Russia

This past weekend the web exhibit Beneath the Covers: The Art of the Imperial Russian Book (http://www.beneaththecoverswebex.com/ )— to which historian and Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain of Humanistic Studies contributed — was officially opened at the annual meeting of the Association for Slavic Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. The exhibit is a project of Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens […]

Journal-Sentinel offers report on bay’s 2015 ‘dead zone’ season


Scientists thought that portions of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay would experience a huge year of oxygen depletion because of massive volumes of early phosphorous runoff, but winds and weather combined to lessen the impact. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel interviewed a number of local experts including several UWGB research partners.

This November, wild rice is for seeding, not stuffing


Remember the grant received by Natural and Applied Sciences faculty members to pilot the restoration of native wild rice, bulrush and wild celery stands in the lower bay? This just in: Researchers have obtained 350 pounds of rice and are targeting Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 17, to seed areas near the mouth of Duck Creek as […]

Library candidate presentations

The staff of the Cofrin Library invites any and all who are interested to a round of candidate presentations as they search for two Research and Instruction Librarians. Candidates will present a mock information literacy session in room CL304. Candidates and their 45-minute sessions are scheduled as follows: Erica Grunseth, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:45 a.m. […]