Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 09:14

Reflections on state of the school

Our reception for alumni and friends in February drew 100 guests despite a severe winter storm blowing through Madison. We were pleased so many of you could attend. I thought I would use this space to share with all our alumni and friends a few thoughts from my welcoming remarks.
Monday, 28 January 2013 11:22

Students enter public affairs competition

Five students are heading to Ohio State University to compete in the regional of a national public affairs competition March 1-2 — after they present their strategies for combating childhood obesity on Thursday, February 28, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 00:00

Dickinson plans to advocate for poverty policies

Student Michele Dickinson's desire to lead a nonprofit organization and advocate for state policies to address poverty arises from her experience as a single, teen mother in concert with her undergraduate majors and volunteer activities.

A recommendation from a La Follette School professor led to a possible career path for Erik Bakken.

Dennis Dresang made transformational contributions to the La Follette School, through his leadership, and to public administration, through his scholarship. Fund-raising goes well for the scholarship established four years ago to honor him.
Monday, 08 October 2012 12:04

Student wins energy fellowship

Second-year student Sam Shannon has received the Bunn Distinguished Graduate Fellowship from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies for the 2012-13 academic year.
Contributions from alumni and friends of the La Follette School are helping two students focus their public affairs careers on energy analysis and health-care management.

By the time Shaun Hernandez was wrapping up his bachelor's degree, he was pretty sure he wouldn't go on to medical school.

After five years as a financial analyst, Ed Cubero is turning his attention to studying energy policy and analysis and public affairs at the La Follette School.

Thursday, 13 October 2011 12:54

Alumni, friends build social capital

The relationships among alumni, friends, faculty and staff benefit everyone, the La Follette School's director notes in his La Follette Notes column.
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