Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Wanting to develop a professional career in which he can apply his technical background in engineering to pressing policy issues, Phillip Duran came to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree, in addition to a master of science in environment and resources at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

The Wisconsin governor's wide-ranging budget-repair bill that ended public-sector collective bargaining will be discussed by two journalists on Tuesday, April 30, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School Conference Room.

After five years immersed in state and congressional politics, Brett Halverson decided the time had come to go back to school so he can work at a higher level of legislative policy creation and analysis.

Friday, 05 April 2013 02:10

'02 alum wins re-election as mayor

2002 alum Shawn Pfaff won re-election as mayor of Fitchburg, a city just south of Madison, with 71 percent of the vote on April 2.
Friday, 22 February 2013 05:33

Students to support Disability Advocacy Day

La Follette School students will be volunteering at Disability Advocacy Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 20, helping people with developmental disabilities meet with legislators.
Monday, 11 February 2013 00:00

Pfaff seeks to make people's lives better

Alum Shawn Pfaff got into the Fitchburg mayor's race because he wanted his city to open its first library after more than 30 years of discussion.

A journalist's perspective on the presidential election will be the focus of the next Policy and a Pint, on Wednesday, November 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison.
Students can share a potluck meal while watching the second presidential debate on Tuesday, October 16, in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. The La Follette School Student Association will open the doors at 7 p.m., and the debate starts at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 06:51

Students to watch vice presidential debate

Students can share a potluck meal while watching the vice presidential debate on Thursday, October 11, in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. The La Follette School Student Association will open the doors at 7 p.m., and the debate starts at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 09:30

Students plan meals, chance to watch debates

Students can enjoy potluck meals while watching the four presidential and vice presidential debates in October.
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