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Students apply knowledge, skills as project assistants on and off campus

April 27, 2017
La Follette School students have numerous opportunities to apply their coursework as project assistants (PAs) on and off campus. Employers gain highly skilled employees, and students use their training in real-world work environments.

Nemet receives Carnegie fellowship for new solar energy project

April 26, 2017
La Follette School faculty member Greg Nemet is one of only 35 recipients of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship. Nemet, an associate professor, will receive funding to support his research and writing on how a diverse set of policies and international-knowledge flows have led to inexpensive solar energy.

Yackee wins award for best public management article

April 25, 2017
La Follette School Professor Susan Webb Yackee and Christine Palus of Villanova University have won the Beryl Radin Award from the Public Management Research Association for Best Article in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART) published during 2016.

Student Buys attends International Nuclear Policy Conference

April 21, 2017
La Follette School student Drew Buys attended the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., along with 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations during spring break.