Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Michael Rodriguez's analysis of transportation projects helps various levels of government reduce congestion and environmental impacts.

For Xiaojia "Lydia" Bi, public service is about breaking down barriers, whether in helping people in developing countries or supporting sustainable wetland restoration in New Orleans.

Tuesday, 23 February 2010 11:39

Students cross paths with comedians

While in Milwaukee to meet with clients, La Follette School student met up with a couple of jokers during lunch.
What works in work-first welfare programs is the subject of a talk to be given by Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development executive assistant Andy Feldman at the La Follette School Seminar, on Tuesday, February 9, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
Thursday, 15 October 2009 12:52

Expert to discuss urban education

An expert on urban education policy will address alumni and friends of the La Follette School at an evening presentation,  "Rethinking Local School Governance: Tensions and Strategies," today, November 16, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club at 5:30 p.m. Guests are invited to a 4 p.m. reception.
Thursday, 12 November 2009 00:00

Crespo focuses on health, environment

Good health and a clean environment are inseparable for Jami Crespo, and she looks forward to applying her policy analysis and legal skills to ensure people have both.

Wednesday, 23 September 2009 00:00

Sparkman serves on police, fire commission

As alum Wes Sparkman serves on the city of Madison's Police and Fire Commission, he finds his training in public personnel administration comes to mind as the commission considers promotions and disciplinary actions.

Three 2009 La Follette School graduates will give an encore of their workshop presentation to a Milwaukee Common Council committee in July. After hearing their recommendations on municipal solid waste collection fees in May, Mayor Tom Barrett suggested that the students share their findings with the Common Council.
2009 graduates Seth Nowak, Gail Krumenauer and Kevin Luecke presented their public affairs workshop report to the City of Madison's solid waste advisory committee on September 3, 2009.

Holly Bedwell is delighted to be confronted with child abuse, homelessness, and school suspensions and attendance problems — and to be back in Brooklyn after four years in Wisconsin.

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