The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved the promotion of La Follette School faculty member Geoffrey Wallace to full professor at its June meeting.
The Big Ten Conference office announced that the Council of Presidents/Chancellors voted to approve the selection of University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank as Chair for a two-year term. Blank is a member of the La Follette School’s faculty.
Patrick J. Lucey: A Lasting Legacy by Professor Emeritus Dennis Dresang was honored by the Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MiPA) on June 26. The book, published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, received the gold medal in the nonfiction – biography category.
La Follette School Associate Professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin received an Exceptional Mentorship Award from UW–Madison’s Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) program this spring.
La Follette School faculty and staff bid farewell this summer to their award-winning university services program associate Marjorie Matthews, who retired June 18.
Does asking people to spy on their neighbors save water? According to a new study led by La Follette School Associate Professor Manny Teodoro, the answer is yes—although the full story is complicated in an interesting way.
La Follette School Professor Greg Nemet joined National Geographic to discuss the history of renewable energies, breakthroughs in solar power, and current trends in renewable energy.
For the network of pipelines that bring natural gas to homes throughout the U.S., leaks are an ongoing challenge. Repairing those leaks can lead to safety and climate benefits by reducing the amount of methane (a potent greenhouse gas) released into the atmosphere. But a new study led by La Follette School Assistant Professor Morgan Edwards found these repairs are not always successful, leaving some of the potential benefits of leak repair on the table.
Wisconsin Sen. Mary Felzkowski and Rep. Shelia Stubbs, on behalf of members of the Wisconsin State Legislature, honored long-time La Follette School Senior Outreach Specialist Bridget Carr Pirsch during the Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) …
The 2021 recipients of the Herb Kohl Public Service Research Competition are La Follette School faculty members Yang Wang, Barbara Wolfe, Manuel P. Teodoro, and Mark Copelovitch. The Kohl Competition supports nonpartisan research that informs critical public policy and governance debates and advances evidence-based decision-making.