Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 08:01

Feggestad helps city deliver services

While working as finance director for Blackhawk Technical College, Natalie Feggestad realized what she enjoyed most about her job was helping staff in other units navigate finance and budget processes, so she added a  Master of Public Affairs degree to her certification as a public accountant.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 00:00

Dickinson plans to advocate for poverty policies

Student Michele Dickinson's desire to lead a nonprofit organization and advocate for state policies to address poverty arises from her experience as a single, teen mother in concert with her undergraduate majors and volunteer activities.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:46

News from alumni and friends

Alumni and friends of the school share their career and family news.

As an analyst with the Wisconsin Department of Administration's budget office, alum Breann Boggs helps the governor's office and state agencies devise the state's two-year spending plan.

A journalist's perspective on the presidential election will be the focus of the next Policy and a Pint, on Wednesday, November 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison.
Thursday, 01 November 2012 07:37

Students, alumni, friends network

Alumni and other public policy professionals sat down with first-year La Follette School students to talk about careers at a speed-networking session October 31.

After finding that people in Wisconsin and in the Dominican Republic encountered many of the same issues related health, environment and education, Norma-Jean Simon decided to pursue a dual degree in public health and public policy at the La Follette School.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 11:11

Students to visit Legislative Audit Bureau

La Follette School students will visit the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau on Friday, October 26, from 9:30-11 am. to learn about employment opportunities.
Sunday, 14 October 2012 11:36

Students to discuss internship experiences

Students Troy Hoppenjan and Ben Nerad will discuss their internships this summer at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, in the La Follette School conference room.
Monday, 17 September 2012 00:00

Miller tackles bureaucratic entanglements

Bryan Miller wants to weed out inefficiencies. "Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs, I found the deeply embedded bureaucracy made local policy innovation difficult — even though individual regional facilities were relatively efficient," the second-year student says. "I want to make program and policy improvements on a bigger scale."

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