When Melissa Gavin arrived in Madison in 2004, she knew she wanted to do environmental work. So she took her résumé around to organizations in town and landed an entry-level job as an office manager for the State Environmental Leadership Project, knowing it was a way to get her foot in the door.
1995 grad Randy Romanski is the new secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
For Xiaojia "Lydia" Bi, public service is about breaking down barriers, whether in helping people in developing countries or supporting sustainable wetland restoration in New Orleans.
As a wind farm asset manager for Chicago-based Invenergy, alum Laura Miner meets with landowners and state and local officials to discuss benefits of wind energy.
Santosh Lamichhane is on a quest to improve economic efficiency in the allocation of resources as a means to increase sustainability and facilitate economic development.