Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The questions "So what? Who cares?" are not evidence of indifference or despondency for student Rocio Sanchez-Moyano. Rather they are a challenge and an impetus to understand the greater implications of her work.

Thursday, 25 February 2010 12:09

Symposium to examine family financial security

Family financial security is the topic of a symposium hosted by the University of Wisconsin

For Melissa Berger, local trumps global. After completing a bachelor's degree in international political science, the La Follette student worked as a real estate agent and grounded herself in Madison and its myriad development and city management processes. "I find I enjoy making a local difference," she says.

Tuesday, 23 February 2010 12:04

Economists comment on federal jobs bill

La Follette School economists Andrew Reschovsky and Menzie Chinn shared their perspective on the federal jobs bill with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The Capital Times of Madison featured professor Menzie Chinn's Econbrowser blog.
Few elderly homeowners in Wisconsin are forced to move from their homes because of property tax increases, according to a study from La Follette School professor Andrew Reschovsky and two state economists.
Friday, 18 December 2009 10:33

Torgerson named finance director

Dawn (Currier) Torgerson ('99) became the next finance director for the Minnesota Judicial Branch in December 2009. As deputy finance director, she had been serving as acting finance director since the spring of 2009. She and her husband, Matt, reside in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Tuesday, 10 November 2009 11:53

La Follette School professors share expertise

La Follette School faculty have been sharing their ideas about poverty, the economy and career development.
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 00:00

Turner guides people toward solutions

Helping people who face complex situations make sense of how to arrive at solutions is at the core of 2008 alum Andrew J. Turner's philosophy.

Isao Kamata has joined the La Follette School as an assistant professor of public affairs.
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