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Sim’s analysis helps schools improve policy, student outcomes

La Follette School alum Grant Sim has a career that is exactly in the field he wanted: policy analysis and public administration in the field of education. Read more ...

2008 alum running for Delaware auditor

Attorney and 2008 alum Brenda Mayrack is running to become Delaware’s state auditor, with a primary scheduled for September 9. Read more ...

’82 alum Speckhard to lead Lutheran World Relief

1982 alum Daniel Speckhard will become the next president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief in July. Read more ...

Nischan applies skills to expand global food security

To help specialists in Nigeria better advise the Ministry of Agriculture about food security, Ulrike Nischan applied what she learned at the La Follette School of Public Affairs. Read more ...

Mandeville helps people with disabilities live in community

While Howard Mandeville was waiting for a meeting to start, he saw a woman he knew come into the lobby to let someone into her condo building. The significance would be lost on most people, but for Mandeville, a 1986 alum, the act summed up the social changes he has helped to forge throughout his career assisting people with disabilities to live independently in the community. Read more ...

Palmer-Rehorst applies global perspective to market research

Corey Palmer-Rehorst has a pretty good idea of what the world will look like in 2025. As an associate consultant at Euromonitor International in Chicago, the 2008 alum was the global manager of a project that looked at how different government and business actions could contribute or hinder the pace and breadth of technological and economic advancement. Read more ...

Alfuth applies MPA training in classroom, Memphis policy arena

2011 alum Jon Alfuth is approaching education from two angles: as a geometry teacher and as a policy analyst for elected officials. Read more ...

Kohler manages Arizona Medicaid expansion

No one knows better than 2000 alum Beth Kohler how busy the world of Medicaid is. Read more ...

Radtke helps Congo scale up agriculture

Alum David Radtke is using his decades of agriculture and international policy experience to help the Republic of Congo establish large mechanized farms. Read more ...

Maxim helps countries fight pandemics

Alum Corina Maxim’s job as a program officer with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a study in contrasts. Read more ...