Dexter and Eve, two MPA students entering their second year at the Martin School, have worked at the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, or LRC, this summer as graduate fellows. We checked in with them to see how their internships were going.
Dr. Zimmer, the Martin School Director and a leading expert on education policy, participated in a panel discussion. The Gatton School has posted a video online of the event. The panel discusses school choice, vouchers, and charter schools.
Congrulations to Lauren Guo, who received an award for her dissertation in San Fransisco from the Western Social Science Association earlier this month! Her winning paper is titled, "Conduit Bond Financing of Local Governments: Perspective from the U.S. and China."
Alyshia Powell (MPA '16) works with local officials and constituents as they seek out federal funding for community projects as the Director of Economic Development for Congressman Andy Barr. Congressman Barr represents the Sixth District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
When we think of auditors, what often comes to mind are financial sleuths on the lookout for fraudulent behavior. As an Internal Auditor for the City of Convington, Jenna Skop (MPA ‘13) has a slightly different mission.