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Former Gov. Tommy Thompson returns to Assembly Chamber, addresses Class of 2016

May 26, 2016
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson was right at home Sunday, May 15, when he addressed the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs’ Class of 2016 at the state Capitol. A two-time graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Thompson began his political career in the Wisconsin Assembly Chamber – the same room where 35 of the La Follette School’s 38 graduates received their diplomas.
Hilary Shager, Marjorie Matthews, Steve Kulig

Matthews recognized with University Staff Excellence Award

May 13, 2016
Marjorie Matthews of the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs was honored Thursday with a University Staff Excellence Award from the College of Letters & Science (L&S).

Baldwin grant supports program connecting legislators, researchers to build better public policy

May 11, 2016
The Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs received funding from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment to support Committee Connect – a program that brings together researchers and policymakers early in the legislative process.

8 student teams to present Workshop projects Friday, April 29

April 25, 2016
Second-year students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs will present practice versions of their culminating projects for the Workshop in Public Affairs and the Workshop in International Public Affairs – the capstone courses for the School’s two master’s degree programs – Friday, April 29.