Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School Director Susan Webb Yackee is one of 15 professors named to a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships this year by the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

2007 alum Raul Leon will speak Wednesday, April 22, about his career path that has led him to becoming an associate professor of higher education and student affairs at Eastern Michigan University.

Monday, 13 April 2015 10:22

State attorneys group thanks student

The Wisconsin District Attorneys Association presented a plaque to La Follette School student Scott Wood April 10 to recognize his contributions to the interests of justice and public safety in Wisconsin.

Because Andrew Merluzzi did not want to find himself trapped in career rut, he thought the University of Wisconsin–Madison's dual-degree program in public affairs and neuroscience would be a good option.

Two graduating Master of Public Affairs students, Don Eggert and Ben Emmel, have reached the finalist stage of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program that places recent graduates with federal agencies for two-year assignments.

Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:35

Herd wins two campus awards

La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has won two prestigious Vilas awards from the university.

2011 alum Jonny Hunter received the Forward under 40 award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association for his innovative Underground Food Collective and work in food policy.

La Follette School professor Gregory Nemet is one of eight university faculty members to receive the prestigious Romnes Faculty Fellowship.

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 00:00

School innovation noted

The web site bestvalueschools.com named the La Follette School as one of the most innovative in the United States for 2015.

Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

4 students named PMF semi-finalists

Four La Follette School students have been selected as semi-finalists in the prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship program: Virginia Andersen, Ben Emmel, Bennett Javenkoski and Don Eggert.

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