Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Ann Drazkowski wants to do something about the extreme inequality and poverty she has seen. The first-year student brings to La Follette School a blend of domestic and international experience in social policy.

The U.S. secretary of health's visit to Kenya went smoothly thanks to La Follette School alum Dave Baden.

A nongovernmental organization offering development assistance in northern Rwanda and southwestern Uganda has some new ideas for how to expand its services, thanks to recommendations from a group of La Follette School students.

A workshop report by students in the international public affairs program won the Marykathryn Kubat Award given by the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis on July 10.
A new La Follette School report recommends 37 indicators for U.S. agencies and non-governmental organizations to use when determining whether a country should receive aid.
A  workshop report by students in the international public affairs program is a  finalist for the Marykathryn Kubat Award given by the American  Association for Budget and Program Analysis.

For Erik Dolson, the best way to address a problem is to consider all the possible solutions. When a career advisor suggested he consider public policy schools, Dolson looked at the La Follette School and other master's programs. "Taking apart problems and fixing them with public policy sounded interesting," Dolson says.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 05:08

Student, alum meet in Shanghai

Tasty Sichuan for lunch, travel around Shanghai and fried dumplings for dinner made for a pleasant day for alum Lydia Bi and student Emily Brunjes.
Economic interests and not geopolitical hegemony are behind China's increased economic activity in South Asia, a new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs finds.

Troy Hoppenjan's efforts to build a rural school last summer in Uganda garnered him honors with the Wisconsin Without Borders Recognition Award for Global Engaged Scholarship.

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