Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 28 September 2009 12:20

Director wins $3 million federal grant

La Follette School director Carolyn Heinrich has won a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to expand her evaluation of federally mandated tutoring programs in public schools.
Even though Noah Rosenberg has been a health-care attorney in California for 30 years, he keeps a warm place in his heart for Madison. Realization of how the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s at the University of Wisconsin helped to shape the attorney he became, plus the desire to remember his sister and niece have prompted Noah and his wife, Shelley, to establish the Ina Jo Rosenberg and Shiri Eve Leah Gumbiner Fellowship for a health policy student at the La Follette School.
Dennis Dresang, an emeritus professor of public affairs, received a Champion Award from the Women's Philanthropy Council at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Professor emeritus Dennis Dresang and donors to the scholarship fund named for him will be recognized at the La Follette School's annual Madison reception on Thursday, February 6, at Inn on the Park, 22 South Carroll Street, on the Capitol Square.
Thursday, 29 September 2011 06:52

Economist Reschovsky to receive national honor

Economist Andrew Reschovsky will be honored in November with the 2011 Steve Gold Award, which recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance.

An article co-authored by Don Moynihan on the effects of election laws to make voting more convenient and increase turnout has received a national award.

Two La Follette Faculty Affiliates, Professors Alta Charo and Seth Pollack, were admitted to American Academy of Arts and Sciences along with four other UW–Madison faculty. The Academy, founded in 1780 by John Hancock and 60 other scholars, honors excellence and convenes leaders who contribute to advancing the common good and upholding democratic ideals.

Friday, 09 October 2009 12:16

Faculty receive grants, share expertise

Faculty have received grants, published research and shared their expertise.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 10:56

Faculty share expertise

The campus Center for Financial Security received second-year funding of $3.1 million from the Social Security Administration's Financial Literacy Research Consortium.
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