Tag: Political Science

UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center hosts Inaugural TEDx Series in Green Bay

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Tickets go on sale today (Monday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m.) Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is bringing its first independently organized TEDx series titled TEDxUW-GreenBay to the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Howard Hall on Nov. 1 2018 at 6 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 17, […]

Prof. Helpap talks Wisconsin Civic Games (hosted by UW-Green Bay)

In order to keep high school students on their toes and prepared for the now mandatory pre-graduation civics test a few Wisconsin organizations are banding together to organize a little competition. UW-Green Bay professors and students are working on preparing questions this fall for students to study. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. David Helpap (Political Science) […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Alise Coen to deliver lecture on ‘The Waning of Pax Americana’

Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public and Environmental Administration) will be delivering a lecture on “The Waning of Pax Americana” on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mead Public Library in Sheboygan. The lecture is part of the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions series and will focus on the U.S. shift away from the international order established in the […]

Successful UN summit reported from May

On May 25, 2018, UW-Green Bay hosted the second Model UN summit for regional high schools (CESA 7 Region). 2018 EdSummit addressed the issue of human trafficking and included  about 20 high school teams (80 students), representing countries from all continents. The summit was facilitated by UW-Green Bay students representing political science, history, foreign languages […]

UW-Green Bay chosen as host institution for inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games

UW-Green Bay has been chosen as a host institution for the inaugural Wisconsin Civics Games. Student knowledge of civics and how American government works is woefully in decline, according to UW-Green Bay History Chair Heidi Sherman, and beginning in 2017, all Wisconsin high school students are now mandated by law to pass the same civics […]

August is ‘Make a Will’ month, alumnus Greg Babcock ’03 has some advice

August is “Make a Will” month. Alumnus Greg Babcock ’03 (Political Science), an attorney with Wanezek, Jaekels, Daul & Babcock, S.C., Green Bay, provides expertise and advice on the subject: Don’t put it off “I talk to people nearly every week who tell me that they have wanted to get a will and other estate documents completed […]

Tips for incoming freshmen from a fellow student

Madeline Jensen, a UW-Green Bay junior studying Political Science, Democracy and Justice Studies, German and Education, knows something about starting college. In her article, she lists things that every freshman should know upon starting their higher education path. Read more at Pearson Students.

Weinschenk helps Fox 11 take a closer look at elections

Republican Leah Vukmir is hoping to become the junior U.S. senator to represent Wisconsin. To do that, Vukmir will have to defeat incumbent Senator Tammy Baldwin. Fox 11 talked with UW-Green Bay Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) about the battle. “Money is the key. It’s hard for challengers to keep pace with incumbents in terms of […]

Prof. Weinschenk talks elections with Huffington Post, Fox 11

Randy Bryce won Wisconsin’s Democratic Primary race and the Huffington Post talked to UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) about it. Reports the HuffPost, “Bryce’s early head start ultimately proved insurmountable, however. His general election bid in the conservative-leaning district in southeastern Wisconsin is likely to test both the importance of character issues […]

Kraft op-ed: Slashing current mpg rules would adversely affect all Americans

Prof. emeritus Michael Kraft’s (Political Science, Sustainable Management) op-ed piece was released and will be printed in about 40 news outlets across the country in the next week or two. it is apt to receive early attention today because of the simultaneous proposal by the Trump administration to weaken fuel economy regulations. Read it here.