Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, 10 April 2014 06:44

Moynihan wins faculty fellowship

Donald Moynihan is the La Follette School's new Jerry and Mary Cotter Faculty Fellow.
More than 80 legislators, state agency staff, local government budget officials and others crowded a room in the Wisconsin State Capitol last week to hear and discuss the latest research on government efficiency.
Leadership strategies among public agencies will be discussed at the La Follette School seminar on Friday, April 11, from 2-3 p.m. in the school conference room.
Michael Solorza is good in a crisis — a fiscal crisis, that is. As the new administrative services director for the city of Westminster, California, the 1996 alum is figuring out the best way to manage a $3 million gap in the city's $42 million general fund budget.
Thursday, 20 March 2014 19:00

Yackee uncovers rulemaking process

Susan Yackee is shining light into the back room of the White House where policymakers often make key decisions. The La Follette School political scientist is applying her expertise in administrative rulemaking to the president's Office of Management and Budget.

Two articles by public management expert Donald Moynihan have been selected as among the most influential to be published by the journal Public Administration Review.

The critical thinking skills George Rindelaub learned at what is now the La Follette School helped his Minnesota county reduce its jail population. The 1981 alum's ability to approach problems creatively won him recognition from the Minnesota Association of County Administrator.

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.
Public management expert Don Moynihan gave several presentations in the Middle East and Europe in early January.

For Scott Wood, graduate school has been about opportunities — and making the most of them. In doing so, the second-year La Follette School student has become an expert on Wisconsin's economy and employment prospects, and on domestic violence conviction rates in Milwaukee.

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