Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 17 August 2009 11:43

Moynihan wins best book award

Associate director Donald Moynihan's 2008 book, The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and Reform, won the Best Book Award from the Public and Nonprofit Divisionof the Academy of Management. Moynihan received the award August 9 at the academy's meeting in Chicago.
Thursday, 01 October 2009 10:57

Moynihan wins NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded associate director Donald Moynihan an $82,480 grant to study how different levels of government, non-profits and private actors can prepare to respond to crises.

Sex trafficking and public policy is the focus of research 2009 graduate Emma Condon will carry out in Nepal during the 2009-2010 academic year. Winner of a Fulbright Institute of International Education fellowship for the 2009-10 school year, she leaves for Nepal in September.

Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

Chinn wins $10,000 WAGE grant

Outgoing Associate Director Menzie Chinn has won a $10,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy to pursue his research on the determinants of how fast current account balances adjust.
Friday, 09 October 2009 10:13

Honor society inducts first members

The La Follette School's chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, the national honor society in public affairs and administration, inducted its first members.

Thanks to a generous donation to the La Follette School, students can compete for a $250 prize for the best paper in the area of science and public policy. Professors teaching La Follette School courses in 2008-09 can nominate a paper (which can be co-authored) and a selection committee will make the award at the end of the academic year.

Monday, 28 September 2009 12:20

Director wins $3 million federal grant

La Follette School director Carolyn Heinrich has won a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to expand her evaluation of federally mandated tutoring programs in public schools.
Thursday, 10 June 2010 07:18

Prof's Cajun band wins award for album

La Follette School professor Karen Holden and her band, Cajun Strangers, have been recognized for producing the best CD in 2006 by a non-Louisiana Cajun band.

La Follette School student Allison Quatrini is off to China for 14 months, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.

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