Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

James Gultry uses the keen policy analysis skills he learned at the La Follette Institute every day as he prepares a contract or agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development and nongovernmental organizations working in Ghana, Liberia, Benin, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Pakistan, Afghanistan and most recently Ethiopia.

Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Moynihan speaks at OECD conference

Professor Donald Moynihan shared research on the U.S. performance management experience with more than 100 senior budget officials from dozens of countries. Moynihan spoke November 24 in Paris at the 10th annual meeting of the Organisation of Co-operation and Economic Development's annual Senior Budget Officials Performance and Results Network.

Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

4 students named PMF semi-finalists

Four La Follette School students have been selected as semi-finalists in the prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship program: Virginia Andersen, Ben Emmel, Bennett Javenkoski and Don Eggert.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:00

MIPA alum to discuss development work

2008 alum Andria Hayes-Birchler will discuss her work as a senior development policy officer with the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a U.S. foreign assistance agency, in a seminar Tuesday, November 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in 225 Ingraham Hall.

Twenty-nine La Follette School students are going to Chicago on Thursday, November 6, for a career development visit that culminates with an alumni reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in the Wrigley Building, Suite 900, 410 N. Michigan Avenue.

The Clean Power Plan and other proposed climate change regulations will be discussed Friday, October 3, by 1979 alum Susan Hedman, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 5 office in Chicago. She will speak at 1:30 in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.

Friday, 05 September 2014 00:00

Gov. Thompson to give lecture September 30

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson will give this year's Paul Offner Lecture in Madison on Tuesday, September 30, at 5:30 p.m. in the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 00:00

Student queries Treasury secretary

Student Don Eggert queried Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew about federal staffing levels during his internship with the Office of Foreign Assets Control in Washington, D.C.

1982 alum Daniel Speckhard will become the next president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief in July.

Monday, 04 August 2014 19:00

Moynihan comments on VA woes

Problems at the Veterans Health Administration likely occurred due to pay incentives being tied to imperfect performance measures, management expert Donald Moynihan notes in an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times.

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