Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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.

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.
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.

When the telephone rang that March morning, Ana Carricchi hadn't yet looked outside. She was in Madison to visit the La Follette Institute to see if the University of Wisconsin-Madison would be the best place for her to earn a master's degree in public affairs.

Monday, 31 October 2016 09:01

Carrie Hoback-Hill (MPA '05)

Why the La Follette School? Expertise in social policy and interest in attending UW-Madison.

Thursday, 31 January 2013 05:32

CBO staff to talk with students Feb. 6

Students can learn about working for the Congressional Budget Office at a session on Wednesday, February 6, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
International finance expert Menzie Chinn has been appointed to a two-year term on the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisors.
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 06:07

Chinn offers insight on nation's debt

In a New York Times op-ed, professor Menzie Chinn offers his take on the downgrading of America's credit rating --and what is at stake if it stays that way.
Friday, 15 June 2012 06:29

Chinn shares expertise

Economist Menzie Chinn participated in the June 8 Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers meeting, one of several meetings at which he will share his expertise.
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:28

Chinn shares expertise in presentations, media

Economist Menzie Chinn is spending his sabbatical this fall attending conferences, discussing his new book and serving on the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisers.
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