Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Twenty-five years ago they were juggling child care, jobs and commutes into Madison to attend their public affairs classes. Now, still drawn together by a love of political talk, the La Follette Lunch Bunch members pass around photos of grandchildren while they debate local and national politics and public policy.
An interdisciplinary symposium to examine how new forms of regulation and governance can improve health-care systems is taking today, October 9, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. "Smart Regulation: Can New Types of Governance Improve Health?" is in room 1345 of the Health Sciences Learning Center until 4:30 p.m.
1999 grad Tim Casper is the new executive assistant the Wisconsin's Department of Administration.

Alum Lisa Ellinger will participate in a legislative briefing on the use of health-care data to improve efficiency and quality of health care in Wisconsin. The briefing, "Health Care Quality, Effectiveness, and Value: How Might State of Wisconsin Investments Pay Off?," is Thursday, October 8, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in room 411 South of the State Capitol.

Early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease could save millions or even billions of dollars while simultaneously improving care, according to new work by La Follette School professor David Weime and co-author Mark Sager, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.

A labor shortage at the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development created the opportunity for two La Follette School students to analyze employment patterns and opportunities.

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