Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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.

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 14:08

Endicott helps shape national legislation

Highways are paved, people are fed and homes are energy efficient due to the vigilance of 1980 alum Gary L. Endicott, who became legislative counsel of the U.S. Senate on January 1.

The generalist in Emma Schumann drew her to the La Follette School and its Master of Public Affairs degree, as did advice from a couple of alumni and a faculty members.

A career as a diplomat and international development expert is the subject of the La Follette School's Policy After Work Series on Thursday, March 26, at Brocach on Madison's Capital Square, 7 West Main St., from 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments are served along with a cash bar.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:00

Moran tackles policy challenges

Christian Moran's love of approaching problems from different perspectives brought him from journalism to policy analysis. "I like having the ability to look at problems and improve situations," the 2006 alum says.

La Follette School students got a firsthand view of how two nonpartisan legislative service agencies function when they visited the Legislative Fiscal Bureau and the Legislative Audit Bureau on February 6.

More than 60 alumni and friends plan to attend the La Follette School's Madison reception on Thursday, February 5, at Inn on the Park's Top of the Park, 22 South Carroll St., from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Monday, 29 December 2014 00:00

Herrem brightens future for at-risk youth

Rather than being incarcerated, at-risk teen boys are learning how to grow and sell organic vegetables, practice good financial skills, and market and sell products, thanks in part to Katie Herrem's work with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

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.

Thirteen alumni and friends of the school carried out mock interviews with 34 first-year La Follette school students, giving each practice at interviewing for a job.

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