Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 24 August 2012 00:00

Cira helps countries manage urbanization

People in countries around the world are better able to manage rapid urbanization thanks to the problem-solving skills Dean Cira learned at the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs.

Building relationships between the city of Milwaukee and other levels of government will be the topic of the La Follette School's October 17 after-work speaker and networking series at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Alum Jennifer Gonda builds connections between the city of Milwaukee and the state and federal governments.

From Mali to Salt Lake City, La Follette School student Anne Chapman has seen the importance of well-informed, motivated community leadership — and the essential role a skilled analyst can play in sharing expertise about policy ramifications.

Friday, 14 September 2012 07:56

Students to describe internships

Students Selina Eadie and Rachel Polster will talk about their summer internship experiences at noon on Tuesday, September 18, in the La Follette School conference room.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 00:00

Cities face revenue declines

While state governments are recovering from the severe budget crises caused by the Great Recession, city governments continue to face reduced revenues from the property tax and from state and federal grants, economist Andrew Reschovsky says.

Economist Andrew Reschovsky is participating in two conferences in June.
Innovations in Milwaukee's sewerage district, a project to divert thousands of tons of street sweeping from landfills, and a novel adaptation of trucks to save labor and equipment in leaf collection have won Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for government innovation. The three winners will be honored in a ceremony at 2 p.m. today, May 7, in the Senate Parlor in the State Capitol.
Economist Andrew Reschovsky made two presentations in March.

For Kelsey Hill, involvement in the causes that interest her and affect her the most is of paramount importance. That tenet brings her to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree with an emphasis on education policy.

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