Author: Kish, Lian

December Events 2021

Welcome to December with UConn DPP!   Wednesday, December 8 from 12:00pm-1:00pm Over the past few years there has been considerable media attention paid to youth car thefts in a number of parts of the state. This webinar is directed at establishing the facts of the situation and possible policy responses. This, our third panel […]

Favorite Course Friday: PP 5303 Race and Public Policy

Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email dpp@uconn.edu for more information! This course focuses on an examination of contemporary public policy through the lens of race. Students will […]

Favorite Course Friday: PP 5349 Public Procurement and Contracting

Welcome to “Favorite Course Friday”! Throughout the semester we will be highlighting electives available next semester with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Interested in joining the DPP in the classroom next semester? Email dpp@uconn.edu for more information! The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the principles of contract formulation and administration […]

Connecticut Foodshare’s Turkey and 30 Campaign

This holiday season the Department of Public Policy (DPP) is highlighting Connecticut Foodshare‘s Turkey and 30 campaign. This year’s edition seeks to collect over 50,000 turkeys for families across Connecticut. The additional $30 donation will help Connecticut Foodshare throughout the year. Visit their website for more information about how to donate and ways to volunteer. Earlier this […]

Panel Discussion: Economic Impact of Hartford Springfield Boston Rail Service

Investing in Transportation Infrastructure to Accelerate Economic Growth Economic Impact of Hartford Springfield Boston Rail Service Thursday, November 18, 2021, 12:00pm-1:30pm Register for this week’s webinar! Sponsored by: UConn Department of Public Policy (DPP), Connecticut Town & City Management Association (CTCMA), Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) and American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The […]

MPP Students Collaborate On Redistricting Event

One of the draws of UConn’s Department of Public Policy (DPP) is its strong alumni network, based in part on the relationships students make in the classroom. Master of Public Policy (MPP) students Ryan Scala and Jacqueline Riberdy recently transformed their classroom collaboration into a professional development experience. Riberdy, who is interning at Everyday Democracy, […]

DPP Professor Examines the Impact of Multiple Child and Family Policies

Department of Public Policy (DPP) Professor Kerri Raissian‘s research often focuses on child and family policy. Recently her research has focused on how policies affect child maltreatment and family violence. Below are some of Professor Raissian’s latest publications in 2021. How Does the Minimum Wage Affect Child Maltreatment and Parenting Behaviors? An Analysis of the […]