Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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News & Notes-January 23, 2017

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 08:37

Students, faculty talk election impact

As the 2016 presidential election draws near, five La Follette School faculty members shared their expertise on several key policy issues with more than 30 students, staff, and colleagues Tuesday. The hour-long discussion was part of the Public Affairs Seminar (PA 802) course.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison awarded funding for five projects through the Herb Kohl Public Service Research Competition. Earlier this year, former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl pledged $300,000 annually for five years to support nonpartisan research that informs critical public policy and governance debates and advances evidence-based decision-making.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 12:26

Herd to chair General Social Survey board

La Follette School Professor Pam Herd was elected chair of the Board of Overseers for the General Social Survey (GSS), effective spring 2017.

The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at UW–Madison has named La Follette School faculty member Pam Herd as its director.

Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine, often looks to the past to explain the present.

The public health effects of deforestation in Indonesia will be discussed in a seminar on Tuesday, January 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in room 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall, which houses the School of Human Ecology.

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2013-013 is forthcoming in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

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