News & Notes | November 14, 2018
Collins, Jacobs, O'Brien receive funding for research on financially vulnerable populations
Building on the strengths of its affiliates and partners, the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been awarded a five-year cooperative agreement with the Social Security Administration's Retirement and Disability Research Consortium. La Follette School Associate Professor J. Michael Collins is the center's director. Read more.
Axelrod reflects on health care reform, answers students' questions
David Axelrod shared his deeply personal connection with health care reform during a 90-minute conversation with La Follette School students September 28. As a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, Axelrod understood the political risks of the issue and was deeply conflicted about it. Read more
Times' Lipton delves into the backstory, policy 
As a New York Times reporter, Eric Lipton is committed to writing about federal environmental regulations but also telling the backstory. Read more
Chinn op-ed featured in top financial newspaper
The world's largest financial newspaper, The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, published an op-ed by La Follette School Professor Menzie Chinn about the causes and possible global impact of the US dollar's growing strength. Read more
In the News
Chancellor Rebecca Blank, UW-Madison chancellor signs letter to Betsy DeVos: Protect transgender rights, Wisconsin State Journal. Read more

Faculty affiliate Ken Mayer, The war on voting rights: Will your ballot count? CNN. Read more

Faculty affiliate Kathy Cramer, In Suburban Strongholds, Blue Wave a Republican Wipeout, Roll Call. Read more.

Faculty affiliate Barry Burden, Dane, Waukesha Counties Tell Tale Of Wisconsin's 2018 Election For Governor, Wisconsin Public Radio. Read more
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November 27:  Forward in Energy Forum: Can Technology Curb Global Warming?

November 27:  Criminal Justice Reform Today: A Primer

February 7:  Madison Alumni & Friends Reception

February 11Public Affairs Journalist in Residence Ayesha Rascoe, NPR
Alumni News

Bryan Gadow ('05 MPA) is teaching the Planning Workshop course for UW-Madison's Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture this fall. Read more

The Fall 2018 issue Edible Madison featured the work of La Follette School Alumnus Jonny Hunter and the Underground Butcher. Read more.
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