Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Two graduating public affairs students reached the finalist stage of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program that places recent graduates with federal agencies for two-year assignments.

2008 alum Saul Wolf of the World Council of Credit Unions and Kristen Joiner of SustainDane will discuss "Engaging Policy in Non-Profit Arenas" at a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School's conference room.

Reports on the fourth-year evaluation of school choice in Milwaukee will be released in Madison Wednesday, March 30, in a series of presentations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pyle Center.
Sunday, 27 March 2011 00:00

Braden advocates cruelty-free diet

Pete Braden's life work is to bring an end to factory farming. "Industrial farms torture animals, destroy the land, spread disease and cause unnecessary human hunger," says the first-year La Follette School student.

Academic debate in the classroom wasn't quite enough, Lara Rosen found, a discovery that eventually led her to enroll at the La Follette School of Public Affairs to study social and urban policy at the state and local levels.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010 10:43

Public managers to speak with students

Students will learn tricks of the trade from senior managers participating in a panel discussion organized by public management professors Donald Moynihan and Susan Yackee.
Thursday, 04 November 2010 10:07

Madden serves county as clerk of court

Kathleen Madden won her first re-election bid as Waukesha clerk of circuit court on November 2. She attended the Wisconsin Women in Government seminar at the La Follette School of Public Affairs in 2007.
Friday, 03 September 2010 13:44

Norquist to give Offner lecture Sept. 23

Former Milwaukee mayor and a 1988 La Follette School alum John Norquist will give the Paul Offner memorial lecture today, September 23, at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Pyle Center.
Friday, 03 September 2010 10:53

Professors comment in media

La Follette School faculty are commenting in the media about federal stimulus dollars, teacher evaluation, property taxes and urban long-range planning.
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 00:00

Norquist promotes new urbanism

John Norquist's work promoting new urbanism as an alternative to sprawl and antidote to sprawl's social and environmental problems draws on his experience as big-city mayor and prominent participant in national discussions on urban design and school reform — as well as his degree from the La Follette School.

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