Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, 21 April 2011 07:28

Campus honors Manion for teaching

Public affairs professor Melanie Manion will receive a Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award at a campus reception on Wednesday, April 27, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Fluno Center.
La Follette School professor Barbara (Bobbi) Wolfe has won one of eight Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation named professorships. The economist is now the Richard A. Easterlin Professor of Health Economics.
The seminar on inequality and intergenerational mobility scheduled for Tuesday, January 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the school conference room has been canceled due to the weather.

La Follette School professor Maria Cancian has started service as deputy assistant secretary for policy with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families.

La Follette School professor Maria Cancian is the new associate dean for social sciences in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin
President Barack Obama has nominated La Follette School professor Maria Cancian for assistant secretary for children and families (family support) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:14

Cancian, Higgins highlighted in L&S Annual Review

La Follette School Professor Maria Cancian was featured in the College of Letters & Science’s 2015–16 Annual Review along with alumnus Colin Higgins.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 07:15

Cancian, others sharing expertise at APPAM

Eleven La Follette School faculty and staff members will present their research at the 2017 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Fall Research Conference from November 2 to 4 in Chicago.

When 2007 alum Deven Carlson was applying to graduate schools, he knew he wanted to be involved in public policy debates, but he wasn’t quite sure about how he wanted to go about that.

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