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Grebe, Howard, and Schutt join La Follette School Board

December 8, 2016
The 13 members of the La Follette School of Public Affairs’ recently formed Board of Visitors represent a broad range of expertise, including three former members of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents and a retired U.S. senator.

Close ties between UW, state critical to success, Thompson says in journal article

December 8, 2016
Former Gov. Tommy Thompson shared his commitment to The Wisconsin Idea – the principle that the university is intricately tied to the state – in the most recent issue of Public Administration Review (PAR).

Students, faculty, staff triple Penny War giving

December 7, 2016
La Follette School faculty, staff, and students tripled their 2016 Penny War giving over last year – collecting $607.33 for two student-selected charities. Finishing at -$107.82 ($204.96 collected), faculty and staff won the Penny War, which ran from October 18 until noon November 22.

Innovative projects earn Gladfelter Awards

December 7, 2016
A team of public employees in Washington and Ozaukee counties along with two co-workers at the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) will receive 2016 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for Government Innovation on Thursday, February 2.