Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 12:23

On the hot seat: Alum to describe career

State agency spokesperson and 1993 alum Bill Cosh will speak at the La Follette School about his career on Tuesday, April 10, from noon to 1 p.m. in the school conference room. His talk is called "On the Hot Seat: The Role of the Agency Spokesperson."

For Kelsey Hill, involvement in the causes that interest her and affect her the most is of paramount importance. That tenet brings her to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree with an emphasis on education policy.

 A school voucher program in Milwaukee increased the chances of students graduating from high school and going on to college, according to La Follette School professor John Witte.

Monday, 30 January 2012 07:04

Smeeding to discuss Great Recession

Professor Timothy Smeeding will discuss "Employment, Poverty, Inequality and Education in the United States over the Early (and Middle) Stages of the Great Recession" on Thursday, February 2, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 11:25

National media cite La Follette faculty

Two La Follette School economists have had their research cited in the national news recently.
Monday, 12 December 2011 06:53

Talk to explore college aid programs

La Follette School professor Douglas Harris will discuss college aid programs for low-income teenagers today, December 15,  from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.

The opportunity to blend interests in China's language, culture and socioeconomic problems brings student Emily Brunjes to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 11:02

Faculty share expertise in media

Faculty have been in the news recently.
La Follette School faculty and alumni are presenting research at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's fall research conference this week.

Education policies too often get in the way of student learning, La Follette School student Ciara Mentzer discovered when she was a fourth-grade bilingual teacher in the South Bronx in New York City.

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