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2024 Martin School Book Club Kick Off

Dear Martin School students, staff, faculty, and alumni, We would be thrilled for you to join us this February for the 2024 Martin School Book Club, featuring “The Injustice of Place: Uncovering the Legacy of Poverty in America,” by Dr. Kathryn J. Edin (Princeton University), H. Luke Shaefer (University of Michigan), Timothy J. Nelson (Princeton University). Please see below for a description of The Injustice of Place: Uncovering the Legacy of Poverty in America. 

Fall 2023 Capstone Forum

Three students presented their capstone projects, which this semester dealt with issues of transportation, housing, and child welfare.

2023 Undergraduate Student Accomplishments

Our Undergraduates have had a huge year! Let's recap! Job placements: Had first students graduate with the BA in Public Policy in 2022-23 Grayson Blount is attending medical school at East Tennessee State University. Henri Neblina is completing a master's in public policy and management at Carnegie Mellon. Olivia Corley is completing a master's in criminology at University of Pennsylvania

Policy Roundtable

How has parking affected your life at UK? How many times have you been late to class because of parking? How much do you pay for a parking pass just to not get a spot?

Celebrating Success: Mayor Linda Gorton and Secretary Lindy Casebier Congratulate IPPMI

Join us in celebrating IPPMI by watching these congratulatory videos from Mayor Linda Gorton and KY Secretary of Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Lindy Casebier.

Relocation to New Space in Miller Hall Planned for Early 2025

The Martin School of Public Policy and Administration is going to have a permanent new home.  University officials have given final approval for the School’s relocation from the Patterson Office Tower to historic Miller Hall, which will undergo a major renovation expected to be complete by January 2025.

Two Martin School Students attended the KY Association of Mitigation Managers conference

Congrats to Valentina Osunmade, MPP student, and Emily Wiley, MPA student, on their attendance at the Kentucky Association of Mitigation Manager's conference in Prestonsburg.  Lieutenant Governor Jaqueline Coleman was the keynote speaker.

2023 Wendell H. Ford Lecture, featuring John Yarmuth

“The Broken Federal Budget Process: Is There Hope For A Bipartisan Fix?"

Drs. Iuliia Shybalkina and David Agrawal Awarded UNITE General Pilot Grant for Research on 'Race and Local Revenue Systems

Dr. Iuliia Shybalkina and Dr. David Agrawal have been selected as the Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator, respectively, for a UNITE General Pilot Grant focused on research titled "Race and Local Revenue Systems." This grant initiative is designed to provide support to projects that examine racial equity through the lens of humanities and humanistic social sciences. Their selection underscores the significance of their research in addressing the complex issues surrounding race and local revenue systems.

2023 IPPMI Alumni Celebration

Due to the ever-growing number of International Public Policy and Management Institute (IPPMI) participants and the programs success, we are excited to announce the establishment of an IPPMI Alumni Association in South Korea. To celebrate this occasion, we are hosting the first IPPMI Alumni Celebration on October 28, 2023 at the Sevitseom Floating Islands in Seoul. 

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