Mother Nature saved some of the summer’s best weather for the La Follette School’s annual Hill Fest celebration. Atop Observatory Hill and under blue skies, more than 120 students, alumni, friends, faculty, and staff marked the start of the 2016–17 academic year with a picnic dinner and enthusiastic conversations.
La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn has received the Leon D. Epstein Distinguished Faculty Research Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s College of Letters & Science.
Water, community and privatization in Bolivia will be discussed at the La Follette School seminar at noon Tuesday, December 2, in the school’s conference room.
Mark Copelovitch of UW-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2017 Vilas Associates Award for his project How Do International Economic Shocks Influence Domestic Politics?
Alum Saul Wolf connects quality, low-cost money transfer firms to credit unions, financial cooperatives and other micro-finance entities as remittances manager at the World Council of Credit Unions.
Students in the domestic and international public affairs workshops covered topics that included municipal fees, methods for evaluating countries requesting U.S. aid, and options for allocating state child welfare dollars to Wisconsin counties.