Leadership in Action at Wagner explores and broadly shares new knowledge and ideas about public service leadership. Below are updates about latest research and programs in leadership at Wagner.

The Third Annual Collective Leadership Network Research Workshop took place at NYU Wagner from September 29 through October 1. It was hosted by NYU Wagner, home of the Collective Leadership Network (Co-Lead Net), which is an international network of academics, practitioners, and graduate students interested in better understanding collective leadership and helping it gain traction as a force for positive change.

NYU Wagner Professor Erica Foldy emphasized the value of Co-Lead Net furthering their understanding of how collective

NYU Wagner’s Neil Kleiman is leading a consortium of experts who are working to develop recommendations for improvements in how the federal government develops and disseminates information about the various program resources it provides for economic development.

This effort, funded under a grant from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), will result in program information that is accessible and actionable on the part of state, regional and local applicants that are seeking to advance their own economic-

NYU Wagner, in partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, convened a bipartisan discussion with six mayors from around the country, including New York's Bill de Blasio, on why infrastructure in U.S. cities is key to both economic security and public safety, and the potential for substantial investment in its renewal under the next U.S. President.

The afternoon panel discussion included U,S. Conference of Mayors President and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett; NYC Mayor de Blasio; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; Columbia, S.C., Mayor Stephen

Three NYU Wagner alumni and one current student have been named to City & State's "NYC 40 under 40 Rising Stars" honor roll for 2016.

They are: Andrew Brent, Vice President, Head of Communications, Brookfield Property Partners (MPA 2004); Christian González-Rivera, Senior Researcher, Center for an Urban Future (MUP 2012);