Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Two La Follette School faculty members have received major awards from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Professor Maria Cancian received a Kellett Mid-Career Award, and Associate Professor J. Michael Collins received an H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship.

Friday, 18 September 2015 13:38

Chancellor Blank chosen for top policy award

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has been chosen to receive one of the highest awards from a nationally recognized association of public policy schools and their faculty.

Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

Chinn wins $10,000 WAGE grant

Outgoing Associate Director Menzie Chinn has won a $10,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy to pursue his research on the determinants of how fast current account balances adjust.
Thursday, 03 April 2014 09:33

College honors Treleven for advising

Admissions and academic services coordinator Mary Treleven will receive an Academic Advising Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison's College of Letters and Science at a reception on Thursday, May 1.

Associate Professor J. Michael Collins of UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and School of Human Ecology, received the inaugural Ketchum Prize from the FINRA Foundation in September. He was honored for his outstanding service and research to advance investor protection and financial capability in the United States.

Monday, 11 January 2016 15:11

Collins honored with Vilas Associates Award

Associate Professor J. Michael Collins received a 2016 Vilas Associates Award for his project “Financial Capabilities and Medication Persistence and Adherence: A Randomized Trial.”

A team from UW–Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), including La Follette School Professor J. Michael Collins, received a UW2020 award to increase the quality and amount of housing-related data available to the Wisconsin Administrative Data Core, a unique data resource at IRP. 

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:10

Cost-benefit scholarship earns recognition

A paper by professor David Weimer and co-author Aidan Vining was one of two finalists for the 2010 Kenneth J. Arrow Prize for Senior Economists.
The La Follette School is one of nine institutions nationwide to be awarded a grant to provide insights into health reform, including issues related to state-level implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act.
La Follette School of Public Affairs director Carolyn J. Heinrich has been elected to become a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, one of the youngest members to ever be elected since Congress chartered the academy in 1967.
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