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.
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.
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.
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.