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New book examines young people’s overlooked views on politics

May 7, 2013

They’re too young to vote but not too young to care. That’s part of the message in “Teenage Citizens: The Political Theories of the Young,” a new book by Constance Flanagan.

Kind honored for research support, advocacy

April 16, 2013

Interim Chancellor David Ward and the Science Coalition have presented Congressman Ron Kind (D-Wis.) with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Wisconsin at the forefront of scientific discovery and technological innovation.

Three property tax payments a year reduce delinquency

June 11, 2012

Property owners are less likely to be late with their tax payments if they make three installment payments a year instead of two, according to a new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.