UniverCity Year Brown County

Brown County is home to approximately 250,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous county in Wisconsin. It was one of Wisconsin’s two original counties, and used to span the entire eastern half of the state. Today, Brown County encompasses the Green Bay area.

The county is home to the famous Lambeau Field, one of the highest rated golf courses in Wisconsin, and multiple water sport attractions.

Brown County partnered with UniverCity Year in 2019-2022 to focus on improving a variety of government functions and services.

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  1. “A library for community futures.” Library and Information Studies 601: Information: Perspectives and Contexts. Dorothea Salo.
  2. “A cost-benefit analysis of harvesting blue-green algae in Brown County.” Public Affairs 881: Benefit-Cost Analysis. Dave Weimer.
  3. “Eradicating blue-green algae.” Civil Engineering 421: Environmental Sustainability Engineering. Andrea Hicks.
  4. “Programs for inmate re-entry.” Human Development and Family Studies. Julie Poehlmann.
  5. “Evidence based practices in prisoner reentry: What does the research say?” Psychology 601: Issues in Prisoner Re-entry. Patti Coffey.
  6. “Smart Mobility Corridors: Exploring Freight Automation for Brown County.” Independent student research paper. University of Oregon.
  7. “Planning for autonomous vehicles and smart technology” Interdisciplinary Engineering 303: Applied Leadership Competencies in Engineering. Paige LaPoint.
  8. “Sustainable road maintenance options.” Independent research paper. Katie Fields, University of Oregon.