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Andy Lick

Lick links economic growth, sustainable energy policy

April 19, 2015
Andy Lick likes a challenge, and he has spent the last seven years showing that sustainable environmental policy and economic growth are not mutually exclusive. "My whole life I'd been told that the economy and the environment were opposing forces," the second-year La Follette School student says, "and my interest in energy policy grew out of challenging that assumption."

La Follette School and Marquette Law partner to present conference on urban men in poverty

April 17, 2015
MILWAUKEE – The UW-Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Marquette University Law School, will sponsor a half-day conference titled "Urban Men in Poverty: Problems and Solutions" on Friday, April 24, at the Law School's Eckstein Hall, 1215 West Michigan Sreet, Milwaukee.

Wisconsin job growth expected in service industries

April 17, 2015
Wisconsin is likely to see the most growth in available jobs in management and professional services to business, health care and social services, and leisure and recreation services into 2020, according to a report prepared for Competitive Wisconsin's BE BOLD 3 initiative by two La Follette School professors.

Ebola vaccine breakthrough to be discussed

April 16, 2015
University researcher Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka will present his groundbreaking research on Ebola next week as part of an April 21 legislative briefing by the Evidence Based Health Policy Project.