Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Communication

Leona Yi-Fan Su (MPA ’14) joined the Department of Communication at the University of Utah as assistant professor in communicating science, health, environment and risk.

Whether social media can be an effective tool for governments to increase access for lower income and less-educated citizens will be discussed in a webinar on Wednesday, September 16, featuring La Follette School professor Donald Moynihan.

More detailed analysis of how English language learners score on proficiency tests could help Wisconsin school districts improve their academic achievement, La Follette School students recommend in a new report.

Professor Donald Moynihan offers practical advice on bridging the gap between academics and policymakers in comments on an entry in a blog published by the journal Governance.

Director Susan Yackee is the public affairs speaker at the Madison Civics Club meeting on Saturday, April 11, at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive.

La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has won two prestigious Vilas awards from the university.

When La Follette School alum Craig Knutson took a position as assistant to the county administrator in 1979, he had no idea that 35 years later he'd be looking back on a lifelong career serving residents of Rock County in southern Wisconsin.

Christian Moran's love of approaching problems from different perspectives brought him from journalism to policy analysis. "I like having the ability to look at problems and improve situations," the 2006 alum says.

Professor Jason Fletcher encourages use of social ties to help people improve their health behaviors in a post the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Human Capital Blog.

Arkansas legislators saw videos 2013 alum Phillip Duran filmed, directed and produced during an education committee hearing in Little Rock in November.

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