Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

Chinn wins $10,000 WAGE grant

Outgoing Associate Director Menzie Chinn has won a $10,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy to pursue his research on the determinants of how fast current account balances adjust.

Second-year student Gail Kiles Krumenauer got a new perspective on her career interests in the intersection of local economic development and domestic social policy.

Thanks to a generous donation from Lockheed Martin to the La Follette School, student Nicole Kibble was able to do more than just survive during her summer in Washington, D.C.

The new Oslo Center–U.S. Foundation held its first program in September under the guidance of alum Tom Loftus as the chair of the foundation's board of directors.
Friday, 29 January 2010 00:00

MIPA grad coordinates services in Sudan

To hear 2005 grad Bill Schmitt talk about his career, ending up in West Darfur, Sudan, was just a matter of good fortune.

Young women from the Middle East and North Africa gathered  in Doha, Qatar, to improve their leadership skills, thanks in part to the organizing efforts of La Follette School alum Katie Croake.

Given that La Follette School professors often go the extra mile for their students, Melanie Manion's offer to buy student Allison Quatrini lunch was not all that surprising. However, they had lunch in Beijing.

First-year international public affairs student Alison Patz will be going to Dubai for the Women as Global Leaders Conference in March.

La Follette School student Allison Quatrini is off to China for 14 months, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.

Jamisen Rueckert got a taste of her dream job last summer and an idea of what it takes to land it permanently some day. The La Follette School student interned with the Commercial Law Development Program, housed in the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of the General Counsel in Washington, D.C.

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