News & Notes | May 2, 2017 
Nemet receives Carnegie fellowship for new solar energy project
La Follette School faculty member Greg Nemet is one of only 35 recipients of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship. Nemet, an associate professor, will receive funding to support his research and writing on how a diverse set of policies and international-knowledge flows have led to inexpensive solar energy. Read more.
Hall shares thoughts on EU's future, Tett addresses political climate
Keynote speakers Peter Hall of Harvard University and Gillian Tett of the Financial Times offered insights into the future of European integration and the political climate in the United States and abroad at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 6. Read more.
Students apply knowledge, skills as project assistants on and off campus
La Follette School students have numerous opportunities to apply their coursework as project assistants (PAs) on and off campus. Employers gain highly skilled employees, and students use their training in real-world work environments. Read more
Student Buys attends International Nuclear 
Policy Conference
La Follette School student Drew Buys attended the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., along with 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations during spring break.  Read more.
Government speaker series to continue in fall 
After a three-lecture pilot, the Behavioral Insights in Government (BIG) series will continue in fall with funding from the Herb Kohl Research Competition. Read more.
In the News
Professor Dave Weimer, Repeal and Replace the Tax on Corporate Profits, The Hill. Read more.

Professor Dave Weimer, Americans Deserve an Extreme Vetting of the President, The Hill. Read more.

Associate Professor Greg Nemet, Wisconsin's Environment Under Threat, Shepherd Express. Read more.  

Professor Emeritus Andrew Reschovsky, Housing Markets and Fiscal Health of U.S. Central Cities, Urban Institute. Read more

Faculty Affiliate Mike Wagner, Resist and Reform: New Grassroots Group Aims to be Progressive Tea Party, Isthmus. Read more.
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Calendar 
May 9:  Wisconsin Women in Government Gala

May 9:  Dem Sem: Hiroshi Ishida

May 14:  Graduation

Aug. 31:  Orientation

Sept. 5:  Fall Fest

Oct. 24:  Public Affairs Writer in Residence Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker

Feb. 1, 2018:  Madison Alumni & Friends Reception
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Alumni News
DC Bobs launching Nerd Night May 23

La Follette School alumni in Washington, D.C. - DC Bobs - have scheduled the first of what are planned as monthly DC Bobs Nerd Night gatherings. Each Nerd Night includes a 20- to 30-minute presentation and similar length discussion. Read more.
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