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.

Norman B. Rice Named President/CEO of The Seattle Foundation

Norman B. Rice (MPA '74), a Distinguished Visiting Practioner at the Evans School, was named President and CEO of The Seattle Foundation, one of the largest community foundations in the United States. Rice previously served as President of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle and Mayor of the City of Seattle. Read The Seattle Foundation's press release (132 KB PDF)

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.

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 »

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...

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...

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...

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.


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.

Fellowship Breakfast Photos

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