Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The U.S. Office of Radiological Security has new ways to decide which countries are good candidates for swapping out machines used to treat cancer and thus reducing the possibility of theft of nuclear and radiological material that could be used to make weapons.

How temporary governments formed through negotiated settlements between opponents with the intent to end or forestall conflict end up dissolving is the topic of a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

More than 50 La Follette School students celebrated graduation May 17 with a ceremony in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin Capitol.

2007 alum Raul Leon will speak Wednesday, April 22, about his career path that has led him to becoming an associate professor of higher education and student affairs at Eastern Michigan University.

Xin Nong has wide-ranging interests that he is now exploring through the La Follette School's international public affairs program.

More companies and organizations in Norway and Asia will be making the world smaller under the management of La Follette School alum Daniel Bellefleur. The 2010 alum is helping Norway's version of the U.S. Peace Corps expand its programming in Asia.

Kaubin Neupane can make sense of the duality in his life only if he studies in the United States with the intent of contributing to help people in his native Nepal and in other developing countries. "When I was growing up in Kathmandu, I took the local environmental problems for granted and accepted them as another facet of difficult life," the first-year student says.

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MIPA alum to discuss development work

2008 alum Andria Hayes-Birchler will discuss her work as a senior development policy officer with the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a U.S. foreign assistance agency, in a seminar Tuesday, November 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in 225 Ingraham Hall.

Finding himself in Manila as a regional cooperation specialist with the Asian Development Bank is a bit of a surprise for 2002 alum Shigeaki Kamo.

After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in eastern Ukraine, Christopher Russell came to recognize Americans should strive to protect and improve the U.S. justice system. "I realized during my travels that our country's rule of law, while far from perfect, is a unique and very important characteristic," the La Follette School student says.

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