Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

Register for Evans School Annual Fellowship Dinner and Daniel J. Evans' 90th Birthday

Thursday, October 29, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
University of Washington HUB, North Ballroom

Please join us for a special evening to make sure the best public policy and governance education is accessible to all, regardless of one’s economic circumstance…and for a birthday toast to remember!

From our beginning in 1962, the Evans School was founded on the principle of access to leadership roles in public service, regardless of ability to pay for graduate education. Student fellowships are critical to our effort to preserve opportunities for the next generation of public, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders—leaders who reflect our socioeconomic, racial, and cultural diversity.

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Evans School Among the "Most Innovative" Schools of Public Service

The Evans School of Public Policy and Governance is ranked 18th among the nation’s 50 most innovative public service schools, according to BestValueSchools.com. This ranking places the Evans School as the most innovative public school among the U.S. News & World Report's top public affairs schools and the program with the lowest net cost for students.

The evaluation highlighted the Evans School’s areas of specializations that “provide students with an innovative, interdisciplinary look at government work,” concurrent degrees, and capstone projects. The article recognizes the Evans School as “intuitively connected to all current issues in public policy.”

The Evans School was the only school in Washington state to make the list.

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Evans School Among the Top Ten Schools of Public Affairs

The Evans School consistently ranks among the top public affairs programs. In U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings, the Evans School placed in the top 10 programs nationwide (9th overall) and earned additional recognition for exceptional programming in nonprofit management (3rd), environmental policy and management (6th), public management and administration (11th), and public policy analysis (13th).

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Research Symposium Highlights Student Research

The annual student-organized Evans School Research Symposium provides graduate students a learning opportunity to bridge the gap between the academic and professional worlds through applied research.

This year's research topics included looking at the cost effectiveness of malaria vaccines in Zambia, morbidity and economic growth in developed and developing states, proposals to alleviate the health insurance gap in Oregon, and campaign finance regulatory reform.

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