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UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank, a La Follette School faculty member, has been named a 2021 Distinguished Fellow by the American Economic Association, one of four economists to receive the honor this year.

Representing Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate for 24 years, Herb Kohl demonstrated his deep commitment to public service and his ethos of civility in public debate and policymaking. A $10 million gift from Herb Kohl Philanthropies to the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs extends the reach of that legacy.

The 2018 Paul Offner Lecture will feature UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank discussing How Universities Can Lead in Addressing Inequality. The presentation is Friday, November 9 at the Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, 5th floor, Washington, DC.

With more than 120 people in attendance, the La Follette School of Public Affairs had one of the largest turnouts ever for its annual Madison Reception on Thursday, February 1.

The American Academy of Political and Social Science this week named Maria Cancian its 2018 John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow.

The most recent issue of Focus, the flagship publication of the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), features the work of four La Follette School faculty members, including University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank.

University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor and La Follette School faculty member Rebecca Blank has been named co-chair of the Council on Competitiveness’ Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Partnership (EMCP).

The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) has named La Follette School Professor Tim Smeeding as its John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow for 2017.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Rebecca M. Blank

Chancellor