Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
I envision a future in which all groups – public and private – have a vested interest in a sustainable planet and human welfare at large. 
Friday, 11 November 2016 14:42

Elizabeth Doyle, MPA

The networking opportunities and feedback regarding professional development provided by the school have been particularly helpful in defining my career goals and supporting my career search.

With the La Follette School’s emphasis on clear communication, Katie O’Sullivan has parlayed her interest in data analysis into a career that spans the public and private sectors. As PricewaterhouseCoopers’(PwC) Midwest Region Practice Director, the 2000 alum develops and drives project initiatives that affect six Midwest markets and the region as a whole.

Wisconsin is likely to see the most growth in available jobs in management and professional services to business, health care and social services, and leisure and recreation services into 2020, according to a report prepared for Competitive Wisconsin's BE BOLD 3 initiative by two La Follette School professors.

More companies and organizations in Norway and Asia will be making the world smaller under the management of La Follette School alum Daniel Bellefleur. The 2010 alum is helping Norway's version of the U.S. Peace Corps expand its programming in Asia.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Water privatization in Bolivia to be discussed

Water, community and privatization in Bolivia will be discussed at the La Follette School seminar at noon Tuesday, December 2, in the school’s conference room.

Twenty-nine La Follette School students are going to Chicago on Thursday, November 6, for a career development visit that culminates with an alumni reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in the Wrigley Building, Suite 900, 410 N. Michigan Avenue.

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00

Zich applies skills to energy sector

When Tyrel Zich graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, he knew he wanted to add a strong quantitative skill set to his foundation of qualitative skills, so he came to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

2008 alum Andrew Turner has completed a study of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and credit unions for the Filene Research Institute, an independent, consumer finance think and do tank.

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.

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