Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
A new La Follette School report recommends 37 indicators for U.S. agencies and non-governmental organizations to use when determining whether a country should receive aid.
A  workshop report by students in the international public affairs program is a  finalist for the Marykathryn Kubat Award given by the American  Association for Budget and Program Analysis.

For Erik Dolson, the best way to address a problem is to consider all the possible solutions. When a career advisor suggested he consider public policy schools, Dolson looked at the La Follette School and other master's programs. "Taking apart problems and fixing them with public policy sounded interesting," Dolson says.

Troy Hoppenjan's efforts to build a rural school last summer in Uganda garnered him honors with the Wisconsin Without Borders Recognition Award for Global Engaged Scholarship.

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 00:00

Choi focuses on performance management

When Iseul Choi completes her graduate school training, she can see herself helping South Korea's performance management system perform better or maybe aiding South Korea's international development efforts.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 00:00

Singleton values international experiences

Tony Singleton started with a goal and then figured out how to accomplish it. "My objective was to do international work," says the 1973 alum, who spent 20 years with Chase Manhattan's International Department and Investment Bank.

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.

The opportunity to combine nonprofit management with Southeast Asian studies brought Mengwei "Weiwei" Deng to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 11:08

Alum describes work, need in Afghanistan

Alum Isaac Eagan describes in a video vocational training given to men in Afghanistan as part of a Spirit of America project.
First-year student Princess Ojiaku shares her impression of the La Follette School and the University of Wisconsin–Madison in her Scientific American blog, Science with Moxie: Musical Notes on Neuroscience.
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