Month: November 2020

UConn is Ranked 9th for Public Finance and Budgeting

A UConn team provides expertise to the U.S. Department of Treasury and the United Nations Development Programme. The team, which is led by Professor Mark Robbins and includes Professors Mohamad Alkadry, Bill Simonsen, and Lloyd Blanchard, is helping the Republic of Uzbekistan to improve their financial management practices. Their work will provide greater fiscal transparency, more complete budget information, and a higher level of […]

MASR: Media and Communication Campaigns Coursework for Spring

This Spring (2021) students in the Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) – Media and Communication Campaigns Track can start taking Track specific coursework online through UConn’s Department of Communication. Learn more about the upcoming coursework below. For more information about the Track and career outcomes, please see our […]

MPA Fast-Track Hopes to Pursue a Career in Environmental Policy

UConn senior Sylvie Boucher joined the Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Fast-Track program because of an interest in pursuing a career in environmental policy. Currently she is pursuing a bachelor’s in environmental science as well as minors in public policy and urban and community studies. Next fall Sylvie plans to complete a Master of Public […]

Incoming MASR Fast-Track Looks To Study Interpersonal Communication

Nikolletta Panagiotakopoulos is an incoming Department of Public Policy (DPP) Fast-Track student in the Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) program. This Spring Nikolletta will be joining the Media and Communication Campaigns Track of the MASR, which launched this fall. Earlier this semester Nikolletta had a conversation with a friend about an interest in […]

DPP Alumni Council Calls for Nominations for the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

The Department of Public Policy’s (DPP) Alumni Council is calling for nominations for the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award! Members of the DPP community are invited to nominate a stand-out colleague that is making an impact on their field. Award Criteria: Open to any graduate of the DPP’s Master of Public Administration (MPA), Public Policy (MPP), […]

Encore!Connecticut 2020 Graduation

On the beautiful Saturday morning of November 7 the 2020 Encore!Connecticut class and their friends and family met virtually to celebrate the conclusion of eight months of training and fellowships.  These twenty-seven corporate executives have taken their first steps to transitioning into the nonprofit sector. Dr. David Garvey welcomed everyone via zoom including graduates, fellowship […]

Vote November 3rd

In September we published a voter registration article that started with the words “With so many uncertainties and changes in our day to day life, one thing hasn’t changed. Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day.” The big day is tomorrow, and we thought we would share more quick info for those still looking to vote. Who […]