Faculty note: Professors Helpap, Littig reflect on Senator McCain

Senator John McCain is remembered by many as a hero and a patriot. Assistant Prof. David Helpap (Public and Environmental Affairs) and retired faculty member David Littig, say McCain was a politician who followed a moral compass; a rare attribute in today’s world of politics. “He had that type of legacy and type of legitimate clout, that he could go toe to toe with the president in a way other people could not,” Helpap says. See the interview by Wearegreenbay.com.

TitletownTech applauded by Sen. Robert Cowles

Senator Robert Cowles (R-Green Bay) praises the TitletownTech partnership between Microsoft, the Green Bay Packers, UW-Green Bay and the UW System. After attending the announcement on the project’s details, Sen. Cowles released a statement saying “Northeast Wisconsin is ready to prove that you don’t need to be in Silicon Valley to be in the cutting edge of the new digital world.” He added that TitletownTech will provide support and resources for creative minds in the region to generate innovative digital solutions that will not only benefit the region but the whole nation.

Faculty Senate consider resolution on budget

The UW-Green Bay Faculty Senate has scheduled a special meeting on Wednesday (Feb. 11) at 3:30 p.m. in the Union’s Alumni Rooms to consider passage of a resolution in opposition to the $300 million cut in the biennial budget proposed for the UW System by Gov. Scott Walker. The resolution is similar to others already passed or under consideration at other state campuses.