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Ryan Tobiasz, president of the Wisconsin Alumni Association DC Chapter, presents the DC Badger of the Year award to Alexis MacDonald (MPA '08) at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in DC.

'08 alumna MacDonald named DC Badger of the Year, takes new job

July 23, 2019
After 11 years with the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), Alexis MacDonald (MPA ’08) has accepted a position as a professional staff member for the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. MacDonald also recently received the Badger of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s DC Chapter.
Menzie Chinn

Chinn a favorite among nation’s top publications

July 22, 2019
As talk of trade wars and tariffs dominate the news media, you will probably find La Follette School faculty member Menzie Chinn offering researched and reasoned analysis to the narrative. Chinn, a professor of public affairs and economics, is a primary source on federal trade policy among the nation’s top publications.