Presidential knowledge paid off big time for Mitch’s Witches at the La Follette School Student Association (LSSA) Fall 2019 Trivia Fundraiser. By knowing the first president born in a completely independent United States, the team of first-year students took first place in the 12-team competition at Giant Jones Brewing on Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Braving a northeast wind bringing 30-degree temperatures and snow flurries, three hearty La Follette School students – Patrick Landers, Chris Webb and Liz White – assisted with the City of Madison Parks Division’s clean-up effort at Tenney Park on Saturday, April 27. The La Follette School Student Association (LSSA) arranged this and seven other service opportunities during the 2017–18 academic year.
Individual tickets are now available for the La Follette School Student Association’s (LSSA) Trivia Night fundraiser Friday, March 1 at Brocach in downtown Madison. Proceeds will support New Student Visit Day and the Class of 2019's graduation.
Kelsey Mueller (MPA ’17) and Wade Vincent were married on May 5, 2018, at the Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.
Dan Marlin (MPA ’14) and Anna Edelstein were married July 29 in Milwaukee. Marlin is a researcher and program evaluator with the Wisconsin Evaluation Collaborative at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at UW–Madison, and Edelstein is a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors.
Director Don Moynihan announced May 10 the appointment of Steve Kulig (MPA ’14) as the La Follette School’s associate director. Kulig, the school’s department administrator and career services coordinator since April 2016, replaces Hilary Shager (MPA ’05, PhD ’12), who joined UW–Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty earlier this year.
More than 40 prospective students received a warm welcome from numerous La Follette School faculty members, staff, current students, and alumni March 19 during the school’s annual Visit Day.
La Follette School alumni have been extremely helpful as mentors and prospective employers during my time here.