Former Govs. Scott McCallum and Jim Doyle joined Professor Emeritus Dennis Dresang for a discussion Nov. 12 about the late Patrick J. Lucey, Wisconsin’s 38th governor, and his impact on the state. Video of the event, featuring introductory remarks by University of Wisconsin System President and former Gov. Tommy G. Thompson, is online.
Three La Follette School faculty members received research funding from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) for projects on the financial well-being of economically vulnerable families, older people, people with disabilities, low-wealth households, and children.
As a judge in the Best Tasting Tap Water in Wisconsin contest, La Follette School Professor Manny Teodoro used tried and true sommelier techniques to swirl, sniff, and taste his way through the finest H20 in the Badger state.
La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee is participating in WisPolitics.com’s annual Polling Summit on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.
La Follette School faculty member and outgoing UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank was honored as a “Posse Star” by The Posse Foundation last month.
The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at UW–Madison, which includes several La Follette School faculty members as affiliates, has been awarded a five-year, $10.6 million cooperative agreement to serve as the national Poverty Research Center.
La Follette School Professor David Weimer has been selected to receive the inaugural Policy Field Distinguished Contribution Award from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM).
La Follette School Professor David Weimer contributed to a new report on the uses of radioactive materials such as cobalt-60 and cesium-137 in the United States and around the world.
Mariel Barnes joins the La Follette School as an assistant professor of public affairs this fall. Her primary research agenda examines everyday forms of violence against women, gender, and the politics of the welfare state with a specific focus on highly industrialized countries.
In the mood for a little public policy over lunch? Join La Follette School professors Christine Durrance, Greg Nemet, Morgan Edwards, and Philipp Koellinger for their noon-time virtual talks this August, sponsored by Badger Talks LIVE.