Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs AdmissionsThe Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs is a highly ranked program that attracts outstanding students from across the United States and around the world to its highly respected graduate programs in public affairs and international public affairs and dual degree programs. Students are admitted in comparatively small numbers that encourage cooperation across cohorts and permit the La Follette School faculty to know, advise, and mentor students.
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Student Profiles

  • During her internship in Uganda, Kiersten Frobom visited the Great Rift Valley.

    Kiersten Frobom, MPA, MPH

    The La Follette School has helped me explore options. I learned about nonprofit work during my summer internship with Health Access Connect and during the La Follette in D.C. career development trip, I saw what private sector and consulting work might be like.

Alumni Profiles

  • Joshua Williams (MIPA '13)

    La Follette courses provided me with an extremely solid foundation in applied research methods, which has allowed me to more quickly pursue my current research than might otherwise have been possible.


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Upcoming Events

Friday, Apr 20
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series
Monday, Apr 23
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop Report Presentations
Tuesday, Apr 24
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
No DemSem: PAA Week
Tuesday, Apr 24
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crossroads of Ideas
Wednesday, Apr 25
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
La Follette Seminar: Who's Driving the Austerity Machine? Money, Power, and the Role of State Policies
Wednesday, Apr 25
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Effect of DNA Databases and Ban-the-Box Policies on Recidivism
Thursday, Apr 26
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership Conference on Criminal Justice Reform
Thursday, Apr 26
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WISCAPE Summit: Educating a Diverse Wisconsin
Thursday, Apr 26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series
Thursday, Apr 26
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CREECA Spring Lecture Series

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