Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Tahira Chaudary is investing in her own education with an eye toward someday helping people in Pakistan develop their own human capital.

A section chief with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services will discuss agency management of fiscal operations and the development of good policy for Wisconsin's long-term care Medicaid programs in a noon session Friday, February 21, in the La Follette School conference room.
A team of five La Follette School students won first place in a national public affairs national competition in Washington, D.C., March 22-23.
Poverty may have direct implications for important, early steps in the development of the brain, saddling children of low-income families with slower rates of growth in two key brain structures, according to a La Follette School economist and other researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 09:03

Immigrants, health care to be discussed

Immigrants' access to and use of health care in the wake of the 1986 immigration reform is the topic of a La Follette School seminar on Monday, December 9, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. in the school conference room.
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 05:49

Alum to speak about career with VA

Alum Abe Rabinowitz will reflect on his public policy career with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Friday, 25 October 2013 00:00

Hynes improves the community's health

2010 alum Emma Hynes is a health-care policy analyst with the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families and a policy associate and program manager with the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health.

Improving nutrition and physical activity in child-care settings may be one of the best tools the state of Wisconsin could use to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity, which affects 14 percent of preschoolers and 9 percent of adolescents in the state.
Thursday, 21 November 2013 09:13

91 alum leads Wisconsin budget office

1991 alum Michael Heifetz is the new director of the Wisconsin budget office.
Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

Koliner helps shape health policy

Sara Koliner was in a job training session when she got a crash course on the U.S. health system. What she learned eventually brought her to the La Follette School to pursue a public affairs degree.

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