The seminar speakers unpacked how social and economic conditions can harm a person’s health and discussed why racial health disparities are so prevalent and persistent. They presented research-based policy options that can improve social and economic conditions in the state.
Seven UW–Madison undergraduate students received certificates in public policy from the La Follette School along with their bachelor’s degrees in December 2020.
La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee will participate in a UW Now livestream event Tuesday, January 12 at 7 p.m. Central time. Faculty affiliates David Canon and Ryan Owens will join Yackee for a discussion about the future of American politics and policy.
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) named Associate Professor Manny Teodoro the recipient of its 2020 Best Paper Award in the Management & Leadership Division. Teodoro’s paper, Water and sewer affordability in the United States, was published in the March 8, 2019, issue of AWWA Water Science.
La Follette School staff member David Wright-Racette has received a 2020–2021 University Staff Excellence Award from the College of Letters & Science (L&S).
Report for Cost-Benefit Analysis Public Affairs 881 taught by David Weimer, Fall 2020
President-elect Joe Biden has nominated alumna Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Thomas-Greenfield received her master’s degree in public administration from UW–Madison’s Center for the Study of Public Policy and Administration – the …
President-elect Joe Biden has nominated alumna Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Thomas-Greenfield received her master’s degree in public administration from UW–Madison’s Center for the Study of Public Policy and Administration – the La Follette School’s predecessor – in 1975.
Morgan Edwards, Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC Educational/professional background: I do very interdisciplinary work, and that’s reflected in my background, which covers engineering, science, and policy. I received my Ph.D. in …
Faculty, staff, and students welcomed the second Certificate in Public Policy class of students to the La Follette School on Oct. 28. The class of 127 students represents five schools and colleges across campus: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, School of Education, School of Human Ecology, School of Business, and College of Letters & Science. Student majors range from anthropology to zoology.