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Capstone Chronicles, Part 1

We will follow the class of 2016 through their Capstone Project journey in a new series. In the first installment, we talk to two students about their research questions and what they're working on.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Becky Bromley-Trujillo

We are excited to kick off our faculty spotlight series by featuring Dr. Becky Bromley-Trujillo! Hailing from Texas, she joined our faculty the fall of 2011. We sat down with Dr. Bromley-Trujillo to talk about her interests.

 

What am I reading at night?

Scott Shapiro, Chief Innovation Officer for Mayor Gray’s office, shared both a sampling of current projects and his journey to public service last week during a professional development workshop for first-year students. 

Life in Lexington

Lexington is a great place to live, work, and learn.

Frankfort Professional Development Trip

A group of MPA/MPP students and faculty visited the Commonwealth's Capitol to connect with practitioners in state government. 

Show Me the Data

Thomas Hatton is a part-time MPA student in his final year. He currently works at the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, which collects and maintains data for “education and workforce efforts in the Commonwealth”.

Policy Conference in Music City

Matt Arant is a second-year MPA student. For the past year, he has worked with the Council of State Governments as a Graduate Fellow in Education Policy with a emphasis on Postsecondary Education. 

Outstanding Alumna in Action

Danielle earned her MPA from the Martin School in 1998. We asked Danielle about her work today and her experiences at the Martin School.

Finding An Internship: An Odyssey

As first year MPA and MPP students are keenly aware, our masters programs require an internship. Typically, this component is completed in the summertime between the first and second years of study. Why is it important to complete an internship?

Internships can help you explore your passions. You may have a few ideas about what kind of work you want to pursue after you complete your degree. Internships are a great way to get your hands dirty in your field of interest– you may be surprised by what you like or do not like!

Students at Work: Hazard Mitigation Grants Program

Two Martin School graduate students working as research assistants at UK-HMGP share their work.

Update from the Field: Student Attends Bond Credit Analysis Conference, Day 2

Lauren Kesselring, a second-year MPA student specializing in Public Financial Management, provides an update on the second day of the conference she is attending.

Update from the Field: Student Attends Bond Credit Analysis Conference

Lauren Kesselring, a second-year MPA student specializing in Public Financial Management, provides an update on the conference she is attending.

The Martin School Goes to Washington

Our annual professional development trip to Washington DC was a success!

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