Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs


Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs AdmissionsThe Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs is a highly ranked program that attracts outstanding students from across the United States and around the world to its highly respected graduate programs in public affairs and international public affairs and dual degree programs. Students are admitted in comparatively small numbers that encourage cooperation across cohorts and permit the La Follette School faculty to know, advise, and mentor students.
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Student Profiles

  • Straka tackles pressures of globalization

    Alex Straka wants to help solve the problems rooted in global economic integration. “The pressing issues of today are not just international but global,” the La Follette School student says.

Alumni Profiles

  • Corey Palmer-Rehorst

    Palmer-Rehorst applies global perspective to market research

    Corey Palmer-Rehorst has a pretty good idea of what the world will look like in 2025. As an associate consultant at Euromonitor International in Chicago, the 2008 alum was the global manager of a project that looked at how different government and business actions could contribute or hinder the pace and breadth of technological and economic advancement.


Upcoming Events

Friday, Aug 12
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD)
Thursday, Sep 01
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hill Fest Welcome Picnic
Tuesday, Nov 01
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
An Evening with Matthew Desmond
Thursday, Nov 03
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference
Thursday, Feb 02
5:30 PM -
Madison Alumni & Friends Reception