Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School professor Gregory Nemet is one of eight university faculty members to receive the prestigious Romnes Faculty Fellowship.

Governor Scott Walker's budget would lower property taxes for the typical Wisconsin homeowner by allocating an additional $211 million of state spending to the School Levy Credit. However, only about half of any increase in the credit would provide Wisconsin homeowners reduced property taxes on their primary residences.

Monday, 09 February 2015 00:00

Students to discuss project assistantships

La Follette School students will describe their project assistantships at a panel discussion at noon on Friday, February 20, in 6201 Microbial Sciences.

Political partisanship partly explains states' different responses to the federal Affordable Care Act, which seeks to change fundamentally the U.S. health-care system, new research by La Follette School Professor David Weimer finds.

President Obama's proposed budget references professor Donald Moynihan's research on the use of performance management data by federal agencies.

Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00

Alum publishes award-winning article

An award-winning article by 2012 alum Alex Marach has been published in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Alum to share research on Upward Bound

The Upward Bound Program 50 years later is the subject of a webcast presentation by alum and Tulane University education economics professor Douglas Harris on Tuesday, December 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Register for free webinar at

Understanding cognitive development through gene-environment interactions is the topic of a seminar to be presented by professor Jason Fletcher at 4 p.m. Friday, December 12, in the Biotechnology Auditorium which is Room 1111 of the Genetics and Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall.

1996 alum Kristen Johnson has spent decades researching how to keep foster children safe after they are reunited with their families.

The David N. Kershaw Award Lecture professor Donald Moynihan delivered November 7 is available online.

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