Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs


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Bush assists with successful school referendum effort

May 22, 2017
Daniel Bush (MPA '09) joined the School District of Lodi as business manager in summer 2016. He is responsible for managing the district’s financial and other business affairs as well as developing and supervising a $20 million budget.

Annual UW–Madison study shows Wisconsin poverty fell in 2015

May 22, 2017
La Follette School faculty member Tim Smeeding, the Lee Rainwater Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, presented the 2015 Wisconsin Poverty Report (WPR) at the State Capitol on May 22.

2005 alumnus receives leadership award

May 22, 2017
Bryan Gadow (’05 MPA) received the Richard B. Schmied Leadership Award from the Green County Development Corporation (GCDC) on April 25. Schmied, who served as president of the New Glarus Village Board, was president of the GCDC when he passed away in 2000.
During practice sessions for presenting their Workshop project reports, Anna Brunner (MPA '17) responds to a question, while Daniel Benson (MPA '17) looks on.

Students hone skills through capstone projects for wide range of clients

May 22, 2017
Graduating students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs addressed household financial management, educational approaches for disadvantaged children, economic development strategies, and other challenging issues through the school’s capstone courses.