Milvia Rodriguez, Assistant Director of Student Affairs, Academic Advising, and Financial Aid at Harris Public Policy, is this year’s recipient of the University of Chicago’s Marlene F. Richman Award for Excellence and Dedication in Service to Students.
The forum featured three panels which focused on macroeconomic stability, governmental expectations, and public-private partnerships in Latin American countries.
Today, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the Obama Foundation announced the second cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars.
Hill A. Feinberg, a member of the advisory board for the Center for Municipal Finance and Chairman of Hilltop Securities, has given a generous gift to Harris Public Policy to further the school's commitment to educating its students in municipal finance.
The Harris Common Read for the coming academic year is Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy, a timely memoir highlighting injustice in the criminal justice system for individuals at the margins of society, voiceless, low-income, and often people of color. 
The Richard P. Taub Thesis Prize, created last year, is awarded annually to three undergraduate Public Policy Studies students who have done original and extensive research for the BA thesis project, the major’s capstone experience.