Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Madison has a more complete estimate of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions thanks to a 2014 analysis by La Follette School students.

Thursday, 12 June 2014 00:00

Gregory F. Nemet

Professor of Public Affairs 

Alum Pamela Ritger will speak on Saturday, June 14, as part of an ecological sustainability panel.

When the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wanted to know the potential effects of extending limits on firewood to private campgrounds, it turned to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Monday, 03 February 2014 08:42

Environmental studies to be discussed

The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies' director will share "Lessons from Frogs, Turfgrass, and Mosquitoes: An Environmental Studies Agenda for UW in the 21st Century" at a noon seminar on Tuesday, February 4, in the La Follette School conference room. Paul Robbins' research addresses questions spanning conservation conflicts, urban ecology, and environment and health interactions.
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 00:00

Toniolo helps strengthen communities

Maria Toniolo is broadening her expertise in international trade, finance and economic development through the La Follette School's Master of International Public Affairs degree program.

Ten years after graduating from the La Follette School, Joe Thompson finds himself in a high-risk position.For the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Natural Resources and Environment Team, the senior analyst identifies how climate change threatens federal infrastructure and programs.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 05:09

Cosh leads communications at DNR

1993 alum Bill Cosh is the new communications director of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
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.

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

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