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UW’s Smeeding, others offer proposal for reducing child poverty in U.S.

October 18, 2016
A group of researchers, including Tim Smeeding of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is proposing a universal monthly child allowance to eliminate extreme poverty among families with children in the United States.
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MIPA student Sean Bray forging path to EU

October 18, 2016
Curiosity and persistence have paved Sean Bray’s path from hockey player to aspiring European Union policy maker.

Alumni give back as speed-networking partners

October 13, 2016
Serving others is a high priority for students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs. So it should come as no surprise that alumni eagerly volunteer with their alma mater.

Washington Post's Weigel to discuss 2016 election Nov. 15

October 12, 2016
After a lengthy and highly contentious campaign, the United States will elect its 45th president on November 8. The following week, Dave Weigel – a political reporter for The Washington Post – will be at the University of Wisconsin–Madison as the Public Affairs Writer in Residence.