Evans School News

Brian Dillon Awarded Funding for Communication, Search, and Mobile Phones: A Telephone Directory Intervention in Tanzania
Assistant Professor Brian Dillon has been awarded funding through the University of California, Davis, BASIS Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab for a research project in Tanzania. Dillon and his team are researching the extent to which smallholder farmers in Tanzania directly benefit from a...
Advisory Board Member Norm Rice (MPA ‘74) Honored as First Citizen
Honorary Advisory Board member Norman B. Rice (MPA ’74), former mayor of Seattle and retiring CEO of The Seattle Foundation, was honored as the prestigious 76th First Citizen Award recipient by the Seattle King County Realtors at a banquet on June 11, 2014. Also in attendance were fellow...
Evans School of Public Affairs Celebrates Unqualified NASPAA Accreditation
The Evans School of Public Affairs has received an unqualified accreditation from the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the accreditation body for programs of public policy, public affairs, and public administration. The organization’s Commission on...
Convocation 2014 2014 Evans School Convocation Celebrates Graduates
The Evans School celebrated this year’s Convocation on June 13 at Meany Hall. The graduating class of 2014 is one of the most diverse, hailing from 30 states and a dozen countries. The class of 2014 includes 147 graduates from the Master of Public Administration program, 37 Executive Master...
Research Symposium Connects Students with the Community and the World
The Evans School Symposium of Public Affairs Research, held May 16, provided MPA students an opportunity to showcase their degree projects, policy analyses, and other relevant research projects conducted for a range of regional, national, and international clients. “The Research Symposium...
Richard Zerbe Celebrates 33 Years of Service
Evans School students, faculty, staff, friends, and alumni gathered to celebrate Professor Richard O. Zerbe's 33 years of outstanding service to the Evans School and his retirement. It was a terrific event filled with accolades and fond memories of Professor Zerbe’s 33 years of...
Evans School Partners with Independent Sector to bring 2014 Conference to Seattle
The Evans School is proud to partner with Independent Sector—the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations—to bring its 2014 National Conference to Seattle this November. Last year’s conference in New York gathered more than 1,200 nonprofit professionals,...
Advisory Board Member Norm Rice (MPA ‘74) Honored as First Citizen
Evans School Advisory Board member Norm Rice (MPA ’74), Evans School distinguished practitioner-in-residence, former mayor of Seattle, and retiring CEO of The Seattle Foundation, was named the 2014 recipient of the First Citizen Award by Seattle-King County Realtors at a civic banquet on June...
Professor C. Leigh Anderson and Associate Professor Joaquin Herranz Evans School Announces New Associate Deans
The Evans School has announced two new associate deanships, both beginning in Autumn Quarter 2014. Associate Professor Joaquin Herranz will serve as associate dean for academic programs. He will assume leadership and administrative responsibilities for the Evans School's professional...
UW President Michael K. Young Evans School Hosts UW President at Advisory Board Retreat
UW President Michael K. Young spoke to the Evans School Advisory Board during their May 21 retreat at the Rainier Club. “The Evans School is central to the university’s mission,” Young told the group. “The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum and approach is...