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.

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...

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,...
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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....

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...

Global Governance: Sanjeev Khagram

Evans School Associate Professor Sanjeev Khagram researches global governance.

The characteristic distinguishing global governance from that of nation-states is the absence of a hierarchically arranged formal government structure.

In the absence of a formal government, global governance is simultaneously more complex—due to the sheer magnitude of the global scale—and less defined than national governance.

The form of global governance that most interests Khagram currently...

Alumnus Cory Sbarbaro Wins Teaching Award

Cory Sbarbaro (MPA '02) received the Teaching Excellence Award in the Nonprofit and Public Sector category from University of Washington Extension. Sbarbaro also teaches occasional courses for the Evans School MPA program and Cascade Executive Programs and serves as an advisor to the Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits...