News & Notes | October 10, 2017 
Sarah Stillman, a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2013, will discuss her current work during the fall 2017 Public Affairs Writer in Residence presentation, Crimmigration: Criminal Justice and Immigration in the 4:30 p.m. October 24. Read more.
Students discuss policy issues with Sen. Klobuchar
While in Madison for the Cap Times' Idea Fest, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota discussed the current political climate with 16 La Follette School students Saturday, September 16. Read more.
Nov. 2: Chicago alumni and friends reception 
The La Follette School of Public Affairs is hosting a reception for alumni, friends, faculty, students, and staff Thursday, November 2 at Club Quarters, 75 East Wacker Drive. Earlier that day, a group of students will participate in the La Follette in Chicago career development program. Read more.
Oct. 17:  Policy After Work with Dresang, Tempelis
La Follette School Professor Emeritus Den nis Dresang and Peter Tempelis (MPA, JD '06) will discuss their study about the high rate of turnover among assistant district attorneys during a Policy After Work gathering Tuesday, October 17. Read more .
Webchat for prospective students is Oct. 30
The La Follette School is hosting a webcat for prospective students at 3:30 p.m. Monday, October 30. Academic and career counselors as well as La Follette School Associate Director Hilary Shager (MPA '05, PhD '12) will lead the hour-long question-and-answer session. Read more.
In the News
Professor Menzie Chinn, Are Global Imbalances a Source of Concern, Econofact. Read more.

Professor Jason Fletcher,  High School Genetic Diversity and Later-Life Student Outcomes, Read more

Emeritus Professor Andrew Reschovsky, Trump Tax Plan's $10 Billion Impact on State, Urban Milwaukee.  Read more .

Faculty Affiliate Deborah Ehrenthal,  Declining birth rate in Wisconsin, U.S. could be good or bad, Wisconsin State Journal. Read more .

Faculty Affiliate Barry Burden, How a Wisconsin Case Before Justices Could Reshape Redistricting, the New York Times. Read more.

Faculty Affiliate Nick Hillman, UW-Madison's Hillman Featured on WORT and 'No Jargon' Education Policy Podcast. Read more.
Oct. 17: Policy After Work with Professor Emeritus Dennis Dresang and Peter Tempelis (MPA, JD '06)

Oct. 24: Crimmigration: Criminal Justice and Immigration in the U.S.,  Public Affairs Writer in Residence Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker

Oct. 24: Molecular Me: Exploring the Social Implications of the Genomics Revolution, Professor Jason Fletcher, Green Bay

Oct. 25: How an Investigative Journalist Studies Public Policy: Q&A with Sarah Stillman

Nov. 1: Working for Democracy: Designing Public Administration in Representative Democracies
Alumni News
Katie Maguire-Jack (MPA '06) and two colleagues received a $3 million grant to address substance abuse problems in Ohio. Read more.
Allison Quatrini (MIPA '09) is an assistant professor in the Behavioral Sciences Collegium at Eckerd College in Florida after receiving a doctorate in political science from The George Washington University. Read more.
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