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Research by Wolfe, Pollak highlighted in Newsweek cover story

August 30, 2016
The cover story for the September 2 issue of Newsweek magazine features research by La Follette School Professor Barbara Wolfe and faculty affiliate Seth Pollak. Their report “Association of Child Poverty, Brain Development, and Academic Achievement” is cited as one of two studies that “cracked open a public conversation” on the influence of poverty on children’s learning and achievement.
Christopher Russell (MIPA/JA '16) served in the Peace Corps in Ukraine before receiving his master's degree in international public affairs and law degree from UW-Madison.

Alumnus Russell is UW-Madison's first Fulbright-Clinton fellow

August 29, 2016
Christopher Russell (MIPA/JD ’16) has been awarded a Fulbright Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice through the Clinton Public Policy Fellowship.

Genevieve Carter, MPA

August 28, 2016
Before starting La Follette, I did not consider statistics my strong suit; however, I now use it in almost every project I do, and I consider it an absolutely crucial part of any good policy proposal.

La Follette hosts Midwestern lawmakers for 22nd leadership conference

August 26, 2016
The La Follette School of Public Affairs and the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed 37 legislators from 11 states and three Canadian provinces for the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) in August.