Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 24 February 2017 15:47

Katie (Keck) Sanders (MIPA ’05)

Safe & Sound operates at the intersection of policy and practice, and it’s an exciting opportunity to see how the research plays out in community work on a daily basis.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:25

Margarita Northrop, MIPA/MPH

There is no policy school in the Midwest that offers more rigorous quantitative classes than the La Follette School. 

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 08:06

Vin Gathing, MIPA, JD

I’ve always been interested in international affairs, development, politics, and governance. La Follette’s MIPA is great with all of them.

Friday, 02 December 2016 15:54

Garrett Martin, MIPA

My internship at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) gave me the opportunity to work for a quasi-federal agency and gain valuable experience evaluating bank regulations, risk-management strategies, and consumer protection practices.

From “Brexit” to U.S. presidential candidates talking about immigration, from the latest job reports to the latest dip in oil prices, every event that makes the headlines carries an economic impact, and a blog co-authored by a UW-Madison professor analyzes and contextualizes these newsworthy happenings.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 14:04

Kirsten Jacobson, MIPA

My interest in policy stems from the idea that if you would like to see positive change, you need to take informed action.

Christopher Russell (MIPA/JD ’16) has been awarded a Fulbright Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice through the Clinton Public Policy Fellowship.

Three students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs conducted field research overseas during spring break as part of their Master of International Public Affairs capstone project.

Alum Bill Schmitt is spending the summer of 2015 at home in Wisconsin before starting a new position in Turkey, assisting with Catholic Relief Services' ongoing humanitarian needs. WauwatosaNow.com profiled him in a July 1, 2015, article. He graduated from the La Follette School in 2005 with a Master of International Public Affairs degree.

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