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Second Annual Ford Lecture

Join us in person on Tuesday, October 18 or via live stream!

Meet our New Director

Dr. Ron Zimmer, the new Director of the Martin School, was featured in an installment of "UK at the Half," which is aired at halftime during the radio broadcasts of UK football and basketball games. You can listen here!

Congratulations to MPA Alum on Deputy State Budget & Policy Director Appointment!

Andrew McNeill, a Martin School MPA graduate, previously served the Governor's Office as a Senior Advisor, and has extensive experience in state policy. In his new position in the Office of the State Budget Director, Andrew will work alongside his new colleagues to prepare the budget the Governor recommmends to the legislature, analyze economic conditions in Kentucky, and complete policy research. 

Where Do Our Grads Work?

The MPA/MPP class of 2016 is writing their next chapters in diverse organizations across the world.

Martin School Professor Named Co-PI for New Data Center

Dr. Toma has been named a co-principal investigator for the new Kentucky Research Data Center, which will open in Spring 2017 through the Gatton School. The KRDC is a collaboration between the U.S. Census Bureau, UK, and several other public institutions in the region, including the University of Louisville and Indiana University.

Welcome, New Students!

We look forward to teaching, learning, and working with you!

Alumnus Visits India through US State Dept Initiative

Louay Constant, who received his Ph.D from the Martin School in 2002, recently visited India through a U.S. Department of State initiative. Dr. Constant is a researcher at the RAND Corporation and a professor through the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

Alumni in the News

A couple of Martin School alumni have made it in to print in the last few weeks. Read on for a short list.

MPA Student Reports on Summer Experiences Interning in Local Government

Eric Pollitt, a second-year MPA student, shares his thoughts about his summer internship experience.

Undergrad Creates Kentucky Charter School Model

Ben Childress, an undergraduate Chellgren Fellow, worked with Dr. Toma to create a model that would answer the question, "If Kentucky had charter schools, where would they be and how many would we have?" Listen to the podcast to hear about Ben's experiences in his own words!

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