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Gift of $1 Million Establishes Henry C. Taylor Professorship

Dr. Robert H. Miller
AAE alum Dr. Robert H. Miller of Alexandria, Virginia (MS '59, PhD '67) visited Madison for our inaugural AAE Scholars & Sponsors Lunch on April 15, 2015. Organized to honor the students receiving scholarships and the donors who established them, the event brought together 80 AAE supporters on the first warm day of spring. The day of the lunch, Dr. Miller announced his gift of $500,000 to establish the Henry C. Taylor Professorship in our department. Dr. Miller's incredible gift will receive a "Morgridge Match," which will double its value to $1,000,000.

Matching Skills to Jobs in Vietnam

What can a college graduate expect in Vietnam's job market today? That depends on whether she has a family member employed by the state, according to a new study by Ian Coxhead and AAE alumna Diep Phan (Ph.D. '08). Nepotism is not only accepted, but it's just about the only way one can enter state employment, with its much higher wages and benefits.
Thank you to alumni and friends who have generously supported AAE!
Private gifts help us attract top faculty and graduate students, support promising undergraduates and host scholarly activities. Gifts of any size are gratefully received. All our funds welcome contributions and bequests from alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations.
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University of Wisconsin Foundation
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Madison, WI 53708-8860

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