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Spring public policy series announced

February 11, 2009

Specialists in administrative law, entrepreneurship and social statistics will speak on a variety of public policy issues this spring through joint sponsorship of the La Follette School of Public Policy and the Center for the World and the Global Economy (WAGE).

Q&A: Professor provides analysis of work on nanotechnology research

December 10, 2008

Life sciences communication professor Dietram Scheufele provides Wisconsin Week with a more in-depth look at his research on nanotechnology and religion.

Bioethicist Fost debates use of steroids in sports

January 23, 2008

Norman Fost, professor in the departments of pediatrics and medical history and bioethics, and director of the Program in Bioethics, particpiated recently in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate as an advocate for the motion “Should We Accept Steroid Use in Sports?”

Book documents economic, health disparities that women encounter in retirement

November 20, 2007

A new book by a UW–Madison professor addresses disadvantages that can impede women from achieving economic and health security when they retire.

UW-Madison and Urban Institute launch Offner lecture series

October 24, 2007

Paul Offner's legacy of applying good scholarship to public policy solutions, especially for society's disadvantaged, will be celebrated with a lecture series sponsored by the University of Wisconsin–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs in partnership with the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute.