Alumni and friends in the Chicago area are invited to a reception on Thursday, November 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in the Wrigley Building, 410 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 900.
Economist Menzie Chinn will give a talk on the U.S. macroeconomic outlook on Friday, December 6, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Pyle Center.
While they are entering a difficult job market, the La Follette School's class of 2009 should not be discouraged. "Economic downturns have always led to upturns," professor emeritus Robert Haveman told the class at its commencement celebration. "Over the long haul, with your abilities and the skills that you have gained at the La Follette School, you will do just fine, thank you. Just keep plugging."
Alum Tamarine Cornelius wants to people to have the information they need to make up their own minds about state budget issues and to help them connect the dots between budget issues.