Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Admissions

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

  • Scott Wood, left, served on the organizing committee for The First Tee’s Champions 4 Kids Gala, a fund-raiser that has brought in more than $350,000 for the Madison chapter. Also attending the 2014 event were, from left, Pat Richter (former professional football player and University of Wisconsin–Madison athletic director), Joe Loehnis, (executive director of The First Tee of South Central Wisconsin) and Deb Denure, event chair of the Champions 4 Kids Gala).

    Wood expands leadership, analysis skills through MPA program

    For Scott Wood, graduate school has been about opportunities — and making the most of them. In doing so, the second-year La Follette School student has become an expert on Wisconsin's economy and employment prospects, and on domestic violence conviction rates in Milwaukee.

Alumni Profiles

  • Adam Johnson (MPA '16)

    Working with real world clients in the Capstone and Program Evaluation courses was a highlight of the program for me.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Feb 28
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Robert Doar
Tuesday, Feb 28
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Dem Sem: Hedy Lee (University of Washington)
Wednesday, Mar 01
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Addressing Opioid Use: What's New and Emerging in Wisconsin?
Thursday, Mar 02
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Claudia Persico
Friday, Mar 03
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Opening Reception: Corrections by Zora Murff
Tuesday, Mar 07
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nudging Diversity: Field Experiments in Police Recruiting
Tuesday, Mar 07
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Dem Sem: Maria Glymour (UCSF)
Tuesday, Mar 07
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Behavioral Insights for Government: Lessons from the U.S. and the U.K.
Thursday, Mar 09
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Vivian Tseng