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...

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...

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...

Catherine Kilbane Article Accepted for Publication

An article co-authored by MPA student Catherine Kilbane titled "Integrating Conservation and Development in the Peruvian Amazon" was accepted for publication in the journal Ecology and Society. The article was produced as part of Kilbane's studies in Peru through the Fulbright Program and is co-authored by Leslie Gray of Santa Clara University.

Video: Patrick Fitzgerald on Ethics and Public Office

The spring installment of our Leadership at the Crossroads speaker series, held April 23, 2009, featured Patrick J. Fitzgerald, U.S. Attorney from the Northern District of Illinois, presenting "Serving the Public: Ethics and Public Office."

Following his presentation, a panel discussion on "Corruption in Business and Government" included Mr. Fitzgerald and:

Lynn Brewer, CEO and founder of the Integrity Institute Egil "Bud" Krogh, former Nixon White House Aide and author Mark Bartlett,...
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...

William Kreuter Article Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

An article co-authored by alum William Kreuter (MPA ’95) titled “Epidemiologic Study of In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Elderly” was published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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....