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Alumna Crystal Staley acknowledged as a 'Disruptor' during Women's History Month

Crystal Staley, MPA 2007, was among the six women acknowledged as  "industry disruptors" in a recent piece by Brandon Brown and Lindsey Piercy for UKNOW about UK talent during Women's History Month. They write, "A 2007 graduate of the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, she has served in various roles in state government for the past 17 years. And since 2019, Staley has held the title of communications director for Gov. Andy Beshear."

Dr. Rhonda Trautman speaks to Owensboro Non-Profit Coalition

Dr. Rhonda Trautman spoke to a group of local leaders of non-profit organizations in Owensboro Ky February 21st at the Tapscott Chapel in the Barnard-Jones Administration Building at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Dr. Trautman's 90 minute talk, "Putting Your Strategic Plan into Action,” addressed challenges leaders might face as they seek to make positive impacts on their communities.

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. 

2023 Wendell H. Ford Lecture, featuring John Yarmuth

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

Recent PharmD/MPA graduate, Taylor Williams' article on Independent KY Pharmacies

To keep Kentucky’s independent pharmacies alive, Congress must rein in bad actors | Opinion

CANCELLED Seminar: Dr. Jayani Jayawardhana

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Dr. Agrawal quoted for WKYT story on Kentucky sales tax changes

Senior faculty member, Dr. David Agrawal, was interviewed by WKYT on changes to Kentucky tax laws in 2022 and what those changes might mean for the state and citizenry. From the article and video on the WKYT website: 

UK Martin School and Henry Clay Center Join Forces to Promote Bipartisan Engagement

“As a public institution, UK is a place where all voices and opinions have a right to be heard, and this partnership extends our commitment to creating a respectful, safe space in which our words and actions align with our values,” said Capilouto. “By preparing our leaders of tomorrow to engage in dialogues across all perspectives, we are ensuring a productive and prosperous future for the Commonwealth and beyond.”

Mike Duncan 2019 Public Service Hall of Fame Inductee

A Kentuckian whose career has touched the highest levels of government and politics over the course of four decades, Robert M. (Mike) Duncan of Inez, will be inducted into the Kentucky Public Service Hall of Fame on November 22 at Spindletop Hall in Lexington.