Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Professors Robert Haveman and Timothy Smeeding have won a national award for a paper they co-authored.
La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has received a $6.7 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to generate genetic research on participants in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study.
Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:35

Herd wins two campus awards

La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has won two prestigious Vilas awards from the university.

La Follette School Professor Pam Herd is a co-principal investigator on a project selected for a UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative award. Professor Cameron Currie of the Department of Bacteriology is the principal investigator for project, The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease.

La Follette School Professor Pam Herd and three colleagues received funding from AARP’s Innovation Challenge to identify policy solutions for strengthening Social Security. Their proposal would create a new Minimum Benefit Plan (MBP) for low-income retirees that examines sufficiency of retirement income in lieu of calculating years of low earnings.

Friday, 09 October 2009 10:13

Honor society inducts first members

The La Follette School's chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, the national honor society in public affairs and administration, inducted its first members.

The Committee to Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment selected Frances Huntley-Cooper (MA, 1994) for its inaugural Women Who Inspire award.

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 08:26

Innovative projects earn Gladfelter Awards

A team of public employees in Washington and Ozaukee counties along with two co-workers at the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) will receive 2016 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for Government Innovation on Thursday, February 2.

Rachel Polster is mapping her future. The international public affairs student is spending the summer in Ecuador on a community development project to increase resident participation in the governance of Ibarra, a city of 110,000 people.

Two La Follette School faculty members – Lindsay Jacobs and Lauren Schmitz – received funding from the Steven H. Sandell Grant Program to support their research on retirement and disability issues.

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