Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz and her team of researchers were awarded a National Institute on Aging grant for their work on the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health.
News featuring La Follette School faculty members.
New study led by Fletcher advances understanding of geographic health disparities
By looking at where people were born instead of where they ultimately move to and die, geographic disparities in mortality look different, according to a new study by Jason Fletcher.
Fletcher awarded 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship
Fletcher is one of three UW-Madison faculty selected for this prestigious fellowship this year, and the only scholar from the Sociology discipline to be selected.
2023 Kohl Competition winners announced
The Kohl Competition supports nonpartisan research that policymakers can use to make evidence-based decisions when shaping public policy.
La Follette remembers Rebecca Blank
Rebecca Blank, UW–Madison Chancellor Emerita and former La Follette School faculty member, was an economist and educator who made major contributions to scholarship that helped to reduce poverty and inequality.
Nemet co-authors inaugural report on the state of carbon dioxide removal
Professor Gregory Nemet helped lead a landmark report on the current state of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) in ongoing efforts to limit global warming.
Reschovsky report addresses property tax/school funding dilemma
A thoughtful mix of local property tax revenue and state aid can help public school systems provide high-quality education for all students, according to a new report co-authored by Professor Emeritus Andrew Reschovsky.
Teodoro’s new book explores link between drinking water and trust in government
The authors examine a vicious cycle of drinking water failures and public distrust that allows commercial firms to profit from consumers’ distrust of public water services.
Garcia receives 2022 Exceptional Service Award
Assistant Professor Denia Garcia received the 2022 UW–Madison Exceptional Service Award for her outstanding service fostering program growth and supporting outreach activities.
Schmitz publishes study linking early-life poverty with accelerated aging
A new study by Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz that follows people who were born during the Great Depression shows that early-life exposure to poor economic conditions is associated with accelerated aging.