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Shiyao Cao

Cao gains skills, experience in nonprofit management

December 15, 2014
The opportunity to study nonprofit leadership brought Shiyao Cao to the La Follette School of Public Affairs. "When I was researching graduate schools, not many provided classes in nonprofit management," the second-year student says. "The La Follette School's master of public affairs degree program lets me customize my classes to fit my interests."
James Gultry visits a lemur preservation site and popular tourist attraction outside of the capital city of Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Gultry applies training, experience to USAID projects

December 9, 2014
James Gultry uses the keen policy analysis skills he learned at the La Follette Institute every day as he prepares a contract or agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development and nongovernmental organizations working in Ghana, Liberia, Benin, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Pakistan, Afghanistan and most recently Ethiopia.
Douglas Harris

Alum to share research on Upward Bound

December 5, 2014
The Upward Bound Program 50 years later is the subject of a webcast presentation by alum and Tulane University education economics professor Douglas Harris on Tuesday, December 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Register for free webinar at http://go.wisc.edu/xc45ry.
Don Moynihan

Moynihan speaks at OECD conference

December 5, 2014
Professor Donald Moynihan shared research on the U.S. performance management experience with more than 100 senior budget officials from dozens of countries. Moynihan spoke November 24 in Paris at the 10th annual meeting of the Organisation of Co-operation and Economic Development's annual Senior Budget Officials Performance and Results Network.