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Robert M. La Follette
School of Public Affairs
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Madison, WI 53706

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University ranks 2nd in faculty research in 4 top public administration journals

A second international study gives the University of Wisconsin–Madison high marks for the quality of its faculty research in public administration. The worldwide comparison ranks the campus 2nd for the articles faculty publish in the four “top” public administration journals for 2009 to 2013. Read more ...

Social networks topic of Thursday lecture

How social networks affect what people feel, think and do is the subject of the 2014-15 Hilldale Lecture in Social Studies at 4 p.m. Thursday, October 2, in Wisconsin Idea Room of the Education Building. Read more ...

EPA administrator, alum Hedman to speak at La Follette School

The Clean Power Plan and other proposed climate change regulations will be discussed Friday, October 3, by 1979 alum Susan Hedman, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 5 office in Chicago. She will speak at 1:30 in the La Follette School conference room. Read more ...

Students hear from public managers

La Follette School students heard from three high-level managers in a panel discussion that was part of the public management course taught by Professor Donald Moynihan. Read more ...

Russell gains analysis skills to be better global citizen

After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine, Christopher Russell came to recognize Americans should strive to protect and improve the U.S. justice system.“Our country’s rule of law, while far from perfect, is a unique and very important characteristic,” the La Follette School student says. Read more ...

Networking event features DHS analyst

The La Follette School’s Policy After Work Series starts at Wednesday, September 24, with 2006 alum Christian Moran a budget and policy analyst with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The networking session is 5-7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street. Read more ...

Bobs bike the barns

La Follette School students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in Bike the Barns, a fund-raising for FairShare Community Supported Agriculture Coalition on September 14. Read more ...

Kikkoman establishes public affairs scholarship to honor Lucey

The Kikkoman Foods Foundation has donated $50,000 to the University of Wisconsin–Madison Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs for student scholarships in the name of former Gov. Patrick Lucey. Read more ...

Moynihan to be honored with national award

Public affairs Professor Donald Moynihan has been recognized with a prestigious award for his research. Moynihan will receive the David N. Kershaw Award from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management at its annual research conference November 6-8 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read more ...

International organizations, enterprises to be discussed

Public organizations and state-owned enterprises in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Middle East will be discussed at a seminar Tuesday, September 23, at noon in the La Follette School conference room. Read more ...