Jul 21, 2014
NYU Wagner Graduate Makes "40 Under 40" Honor Roll for 2014
NYU Wagner alumnus Errol Pierre (MPA in Health Policy & Financial Management, 2013) has been awarded The Network Journal’s 40 Under 40 award for his volunteer work as a board member for two nonprofits, One Hundred Black Men and The YMCA.
While attending Wagner part-time, he helped implement the Affordable Care Act for Healthfirst, the largest Medicaid/Medicare plan in New York City, where he is now an assistant vice president.
What's new at NYU Wagner?
WAGTalk: Daniel Smith, “Why Do Cities Go Bankrupt?”
Professor Dan Smith discusses three of the biggest municipal bankruptcies in U.S. history: Detroit, Michigan; Jefferson County, Alabama; and Stockton, California.
WAGTalk: Ingrid Gould Ellen, “Preserving History or Hindering Progress”
The preservation of historic neighborhoods has been the subject of controversy in New York City and in cities around the country. Professor Ingrid Ellen sheds light on this debate.
WAGTalk: Jonathan Morduch, “U.S. Financial Diaries”
The U.S. Financial Diaries project tracked the financial behaviors of 250 low-income American households. Professor Jonathan Morduch discusses how public policy and the private sector can create financial options for households working hard to get ahead.
NYU Wagner's 75th Celebration
On June 12, 2014, NYU Wagner celebrated 75 years of public service education.
WAGTalk: John Billings, “Improving Care for High Cost/ High Risk Patients”
Professor John Billings presents research that aims to identify and improve care for high cost/high risk Medicaid patients.