Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Professor Barbara Wolfe wants to know why people act the way they do and how society might help them make better choices.

The effects of poverty on brain development will be discussed in a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, April 8, at noon in the school conference room.
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 08:02

Wolfe to give Lampman lecture

La Follette School professor Barbara L. Wolfe will explore whether health-care reform can break the link between poverty and poor health when she gives the Robert Lampman Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, June 21, from 4:30-6 p.m. in Grainger Hall.

The number of opioid-related deaths — from both prescription opioids and illegal drugs including heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil — has quadrupled in the last 20 years. At present, the opioid epidemic claims 130 lives every day in the United States.

La Follette School Professor Bobbi Wolfe will present her emerging research with Psychology Professor Seth Pollak during Neuroscience, Poverty, and Policy - a public presentation in Milwaukee on March 8.

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