Evans School News

Ron Sims Delivers First Presentation in Evans School Speaker Series
Advisory Board member Ron Sims kicked off our new Evans School Speaker Series last Friday with remarks about his childhood, managing in the public sector, housing, environmental and immigration policy, and professional development advice to students. Sims served the Obama Administration as deputy...
Evans School Faculty and Students Present Research at 2014 APPAM conference
The Evans School was well represented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) 2014 fall research conference on “Global Challenges, New Perspectives,” held in Albuquerque, New Mexico November 6–8. Faculty and students presented their research on panels...
UW 14th Best Global University
The UW was ranked 14th best global university in a new study by U.S. & World Report. The magazine released its inaugural global rankings using a methodology that fiocused on academic research and opverall reputation. UW had an overall ranking of 76 across 11 weighted categories, tying it with...
Rachel Fyall's Paper Accepted for Publication
Assistant Professor Rachel Fyall had a paper accepted for publication in the peer-review journal Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.Fyall’s article, “Advocating for Policy Change in Nonprofit Coalitions” is in review and will be published in the print publication and online.
Bill Zumeta Publishes a New Article
Professor William Zumeta has co-written a new article, “State-Level Responses to the Access and Completion Challenge in the New Era of Austerity,” which was published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (September 2014).
Evans Schools PMF Finalists Secure Federal Positions
Selected as finalists for the 2014 Presidential Management Fellows(PMF) program, Evans School alumni Dale Henry (MPA ’13) and Daniel Wilkinson (MPA ’13) have been offered positions with federal agencies. Of the approximately 7,000 people who applied for the competitive leadership...
Ann Bostrom Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
Weyerhaeuser Endowed Professor in Environmental Policy Ann Bostrom has been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS). WSAS, modeled on the National Research Council, works to provide expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policy-making, and to increase the...
Justin Marlowe Authors Public Financial Literacy Guide
Associate Professor of Public Affairs Endowed Professor of Public Finance and Civic Engagement Justin Marlowe has authored the new “Guide to Financial Literacy: Connecting Money, Policy, and Priorities,” which was published as an insert in Governing magazine’s July issue. The 34-...
Mark Long and Grant Blume Receive Wilder Scholarship
Associate Professor Mark Long and Ph.D. candidate Grant Blume (MPA ’12) were co-recipients of the 2014 Wilder School Award for Scholarship in Social Equity and Public Policy Analysis co-sponsored by the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth...
Mary Kay Gugerty Receives Award for Developing Decision-Driven M&E Systems
Associate Professor of Public Affairs Nancy Bell Evans Professor in Nonprofit Management Mary Kay Gugerty has received $64,047 as one of two principal investigators on a Google Innovations for Poverty Action grant entitled "The Goldilocks Project: Developing Decision-Driven M&E Systems....