Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

After a couple of years in Milwaukee helping public school students figure out how to apply and pay for college, Ryan Eisner decided to switch his energies to making structural change, and so he enrolled in the La Follette School's Master of Public Affairs degree program.

Andrew Trembley came to the La Follette School so he could communicate with people who aren't experts in probit models and regression analysis.

Friday, 15 June 2012 00:00

Harris joins Tulane University faculty

1996 alum and La Follette School professor Douglas Harris has joined Tulane University's Murphy Institute and Economics Department.

Economist Andrew Reschovsky is participating in two conferences in June.
College students with different levels of academic preparation respond differently to the offer of financial aid, according to a new study published in the spring La Follette Policy Report.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian will highlight a conference next month marking the retirement of longtime La Follette School political scientist John Witte.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 00:00

Eadie plans to tackle education policy

Two years of students dropping out, violence in school and disengaged parents brought Selina Eadie to the La Follette School to earn a Master of Public Affairs degree.

How public and private schools in Denmark use performance management is the topic of a La Follette School seminar at noon on Tuesday, April 17, in the school conference room.
Upon his retirement this summer, professor John Witte will head to head for Astana and become dean of the new School for Humanities and Social Science at Nazarbayev University. UW-Madison recognized his teaching, research and service in April with the Hilldale Award.
Economist Andrew Reschovsky made two presentations in March.
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