UW College of Education and Evans School Receive $4.7 Million Grant

The Evans School and UW College of Education received a $4.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.  The grant will fund Preparing Scholars for Rigorous Mixed-Method Studies of K-20 Education Policies and Programs: The Collaborative Researchers for Education Sciences Training (CREST) fellowship program.  The CREST program aims to prepare a new generation of education policy scholars with William M....

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

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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Ph.D. Student Tyler Blake Davis Presents Report to the Congressional Research Service

Ph.D. student Tyler Blake Davis presented a report last month to the Congressional Research Service in Washington, D.C., on using benefit-cost analysis to reform principles and standards of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in constructing levees for flood control on the upper Mississippi River.

The report was co-presented with his colleague Julie Vano, a Ph.D. student in the UW Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and was produced under the faculty supervision of...

Dean Sandra O. Archibald Explains the Census on Q13 FOX TV

Q13 FOX news interviewed Dean Sandra O. Archibald about the April 1 deadline to mail in U.S. Census forms and the importance of the Census.  While April 1 is officially designated as Census Day, the U.S. Census Bureau will continue to accept 2010 Census questionnaires by mail through mid-April.

 

Rachel Garshick Kleit Featured on Universidad de los Andes Homepage

The homepage of the Universidad de los Andes website features a photo of Rachel Garshick Kleit, who is there teaching a course. Both Kleit and Marieka M. Kalwitter accepted invitations to teach courses this July at the Alberto Lleras Camargo School of Government at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. The course is part of the school’s summer program that offers a variety of...

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...

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....

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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Dean Sandra O. Archibald Elected to the National Academy of Public Administration

Sandra O. Archibald, Evans School dean and professor, has been elected to the National Academy of Public Administration, an independent, nonprofit coalition of top public management and organizational leaders who address the nation's most important public policy matters. Membership in the academy is considered one of the highest honors in the field of public policy and recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding professional achievements as well as commitment to service.

Since Archibald's arrival at the UW, the...