Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 27 January 2014 12:06

University honors Moynihan with Vilas award

Public management expert Donald Moynihan has won a prestigious Vilas award from the university's Graduate School to conduct research on the burdens citizens encounter as they interact with government.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for Government Innovation.

The opportunity to choose classes and explore possible career paths prompted Diana Rosales Mitte to change her study-abroad semester into a three-year stay — and then to pursue a Master of International Public Affairs.

Monday, 25 November 2013 08:23

Munich institute honors Haveman for service

Germany's leading economic research organization, the Ifo Institute in Munich, honored Professor Robert Haveman with a rare recognition, making him an honorary member.
We are thrilled to report that a second team of La Follette School students
Policies that have best helped central cities maintain public services in the wake of the housing market collapse and the Great Recession will become clearer thanks to a $450,000 two-year grant won by La Follette School economist Andrew Reschovsky.

Lindsay Read's career has been just the right blend of domestic and international, letting her explore how U.S. public policies affect people from other countries and how other nations approach their domestic programs.

Friday, 11 October 2013 09:00

Green Bay chamber honors 1990 alum

1990 alum Tim Nixon received a volunteer of the year award from the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber's annual dinner on October 7.
From drug recalls to the amount of arsenic allowed in foods, the rules issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have a widespread effect on health and the economy. How public participation helps shape those rules will be better understood, thanks to a $500,000 grant awarded to political scientist Susan Webb Yackee.
Economist Jason Fletcher has joined the La Follette School faculty as an associate professor of public affairs.
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