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Herb Kohl

Kohl's $1.5 million gift to fund La Follette School research

July 27, 2016
A $1.5 million gift from Herb Kohl Philanthropies will support faculty research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs. The gift will create the Herb Kohl Public Service Research Competition, which will sponsor innovative research that provides evidence-based information to address tough public policy and governance issues.
Peter Tempelis

Alumnus Peter Tempelis chosen as assistant attorney general in Wisconsin

July 22, 2016
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel named Peter Tempelis (MPA, JD ’06) an assistant attorney general in the Medicaid Fraud Control & Elder Abuse Unit of the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Nominations for Government Innovation award due Aug. 18

July 22, 2016
The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking nominations for the 2016 Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation.

Students' reports draw attention to challenging policy issues

July 22, 2016
Workshop reports by the La Follette School of Public Affairs’ Class of 2016 shed light on some of the most challenging local, national, and international policy issues. One report – about the potential for long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) to mitigate the negative effects of unintended pregnancies – has received national media attention.