Ron Sims, Deputy Secretary of U.S. HUD, to Keynote Evans School Convocation

Ron Sims, Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will deliver the keynote address at the Evans School's Convocation Ceremony on June 12 at 9 a.m. Sims previously served as King County Executive. Learn more about Convocation

UW President Elected to National Academy of Public Administration

University of Washington President Mark Emmert has been elected to the National Academy of Public Administration, a nonprofit, independent coalition of top public management and organizational leaders who tackle the nation's most critical and complex challenges. Emmert is a faculty member at the Evans School. Learn more »

Mark C. Long Named Managing Editor/Co-Editor of JPAM

Mark C. Long was named the managing editor and co-editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM), the pre-eminent journal of public affairs published by the Association for Public Policy and Management.

Mark C. Long Receives $60,000 Grant

Mark C. Long received a $60,000 grant from the Smith Richard Foundation for a research project titled "Why are Men Falling Behind?  Explanations for the Gender Gap in College Enrollment and BA Completion” that will examine individual and institutional factors leading to lower rates of male enrollment in post-secondary institutions and completion of bachelor's degrees.

Lily Hsueh to Present at Western Economic Association Conference

Thanks to a funding award by the UW Center for Social Science Statistics (CSSS), Ph.D. student Lily Hsueh will present a paper at the end of June on the regulatory impact of toxic chemical use in the U.S. at the 84th Annual Western Economic Association International Conference in Vancouver, B.C. David Layton served as the faculty sponsor for the paper, and it will be part of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics' sponsored sessions...

Hubert G. Locke Presenting at Christian Scholars’ Conference

Hubert G. Locke will be one of four keynote speakers at the Christian Scholars' Conference at Lipscomb University on June 25. He will speak on "The Power of Narrative" in relation to his studies of the role of churches during the Holocaust.

Congratulations Class of 2009!

More than 150 students became the Evans School’s newest alumni at our Convocation ceremony on June 12. Held in Kane Hall, the event featured a convocation address from Ron Sims, deputy secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and former King County Executive.

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Fellowship Celebration 2008

The Evans School’s 2008 Fellowship Celebration included a keynote presentation from former Governor Gary Locke and gave our fellowship donors and student recipients a chance to connect. Fellowships provide essential support to Evans School students who might otherwise struggle to pay for the cost of their education and allow the Evans School to attract top students from around the nation.

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Randy Engstrom Receives National Award for Arts Leadership

Executive Master of Public Administration (Executive MPA) student Randy Engstrom received the Americans for the Arts 2009 Emerging Leader Award for his work as the founding director of the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle. The award, given by the national leading nonprofit for advancing the arts, recognizes young leaders for their exceptional work in arts administration....

Leadership at the Crossroads Debut

Alumni Reconnect; Hear from Former Starbucks CEO

Nearly 100 Evans school alumni, students, and friends gathered on October 6 for the Puget Sound Alumni Reception, followed by a presentation by Orin Smith, who served chief policy and finance officer under two Washington State governors before leading the Starbucks Corporation as president and CEO. This was the first event in the Evans School’s new Leadership at the Crossroads speaker series, which features internationally recognized, dynamic leaders whose work spans public, nonprofit, and private sectors.Save the date for our...