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Political Science student Taylor Schmidt presents at MPSA Conference


Taylor Schmidt


Political Science student Taylor Schmidt, under the guidance of Assistant Professor Dallas Blaney, presented her poster entitled “Foreign Aid: Solving Gender Inequality and Empowering Women” at the Midwest Political Science Association conference in Chicago April 3-6, 2014.

Learn how to “Maximize Your Service Experience”

Learn it @ Lunch_red logofree pizza

Maximize Your Service Experience

Monday, April 7th, 12:30 – 1:45

University Union – Alumni Rooms

Learn how being a volunteer will help you succeed!  Active community member, Brian Danzinger, will share advice on begin an active, engagement citizen and how being involved in your community will help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Questions? contact Ashley Heath

Bring a friend – ALL students are invited to attend!

PEA Students are part of Posters in the Rotunda in Madison

Krstine Alvarez,, Alex Wilson, and Marleigh Fiedler represent PEA during the annual state-wide Posters in The Rotunda celebrating undergraduate research

Kristine Alvarez, Alex Wilson, and Marleigh Fiedler represent PEA during the annual state-wide Posters in The Rotunda event celebrating undergraduate research

PEA is proud of all its undergraduates who presented outstanding research during 2014 Posters in the Rotunda. Congratulations!

Strategic Philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy is a course offered at UW-Green Bay which has $10,000 from the Learning By Giving Foundation to give away locally. This year, students have issued an RFP for projects that address the early development of at-risk children (ages 0 to 5) or their guardians. Proposals are due at 5pm on April 4, 2014. See details on RFP.

Request for Proposal – 2014- FINAL

iPat – Do The Math


iPat Environmental Film Series (impact=population*affluence*technology)

Join us for a showing of “Do the Math” –  a fast-paced and inspiring film about the rising movement to take on the fossil fuel industry and solve the climate crisis.

  • What: Do The Math
  • When: Tuesday, March 4, 7pm
  • Where: Christie Theatre, located in the lower level of the University Union

Whitney Passint, UW Green Bay graduate student will give us a local perspective on the issue and offer a Q&A session following the film.  Join us for this important conversation – and FREE POPCORN!

Click here to download the promotional flyer. Questions? Contact Ashley Heath, (920) 465-2608. iPat Film Series is sponsored by: UW Green Bay PEAC, Center for Public Affairs and The Department of Public and Environmental Affairs and is FREE and open to the public.

Living on One Dollar

You’re invited to a special screening:


Tuesday, February 18th, 7pm

UW Green Bay – University Union, Phoenix Rooms

Living On One Dollar

The film is a documentary that follows three college students who travel to a remote Guatemalan village to find out firsthand what it is like to live on less than $1 per day.  Area experts will be on hand to offer local commentary about this issue after the film.

This event is free and open to the public – and snacks will be provided!   Free parking will be available in the University Union Visitor Lot.    Questions? Contact Ashley Heath: 465-2608 or

iPat is back for Spring!

We are happy to announce the return of our iPat film series for Spring 2014 (Impact=population*alluence*technology)

The spring semester of our environmental documentary series kicks off on Tuesday, February 4th with a showing of Shattered Sky.  Mike Grimm, Conservation Ecologist with The Nature Conservancy of Door Peninsula & Green Bay Watershed will join us for commentary and q&a from the audience following the film.

Each film is held at the UW Green Bay Christie Theatre (located in the lower level of the University Union).  Screenings in the series are followed by local commentary from an expert in the community or on campus.  The series is FREE and OPEN to the public.  Please join us for this important conversation (& free popcorn too!). 

iPat Film Series – Fall 2013 lineup:

  • Shattered Sky, Tuesday, February 4th,  7pm, Christie Theatre
  • Do the Math, Tuesday, March 4th, 7pm,  Christie Theatre
  • A Fierce Green Fire, Tuesday, April 1st, 7pm,  Christie Theatre

Click here to view a full schedule of our spring lineup.  Questions? Contact Ashley Heath, (920) 465-2608.  iPat Film Series is sponsored by: UW Green Bay PEAC, Center for Public Affairs and The Department of Public and Environmental Affairs

Congratulations to our December 2013 graduates and Happy Holidays!

On behalf of everyone in Public and Environmental Affairs — happy holidays to all our colleagues, students, alumni and friends. Have a wonderful holiday season and a restful winter break!

This time of year, we are especially proud of all our December graduates. Best of luck for the next chapter of your lives!

And our academic honors for 2013-2014 year go to….

PEA Outstanding Student Award: Heba Mohammad

PEA Outstanding Student Award Finalist: Paula Miller

Congratulations from all of us in PEA!

PEA Spring 2014 Celebrating Students Event is on Thursday, May 1

Our annual gathering celebrating student achievement is scheduled for Thursday, May 1 (4:30-6:30pm) in the Phoenix C Room of the University Union. We will celebrate our award-winning students, students who participated in internships, honors projects and independent studies and, of course, our May graduates. We hope to have a good turnout!