February 2017

Gurung awarded American Psychological Distinguished Teaching Award

Posted on February 21, 2017
Professor Regan Gurung, Human Development and Psychology, has won the American Psychological Foundation 2017 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award. As stated by the APF “This award recognizes a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology.”  The award will be presented during the APF/APA Awards Ceremony at the APA Convention in Washington, DC.

Faculty Members collaborate in LIFE Study Project

Posted on February 6, 2017
Faculty members Aaron Weinschenk, Lora Warner, David Helpap of Public and Environmental Affairs and Jenell Holstead of Human Development were key members of the LIFE (Leading Indicators for Excellence) Study collaboration with St. Norbert College. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs and the Strategic Research Institute from St. Norbert College generated the study, which is intended to spark community engagement by measuring progress and also focus on issue to be addressed.  More than 300 community leaders were in attendance to hear the results.  For more information and a summary of results, see the Green Bay Press-Gazette’s extensive coverage.