Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, 15 December 2011 09:12

Obey comments on state of politics

Former Wisconsin Representative Dave Obey shared insights about the state of politics during an event at the Urban Institute the La Follette School co-sponsored.
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 00:00

Lierman joins health venture capital company

1971 alum Terry Lierman is busy helping to create good jobs in energy and health care. He has started a new venture capital and consulting company after stepping down in late 2011 as chief of staff for U.S. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland.

The independence of Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board is under threat, professor Donald Moynihan argues in an op-ed published in the Capital Times.

Debby Anderson Meyer does not like inefficiencies — particularly ones that keep her from building relationships with people.

Government plays a crucial role in a well-functioning capitalist society. That tenet, shaped at the La Follette School, informs alum Mark Cassell's researching and teaching at Kent State University.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 12:41

Alumni, adjunct win election bids

Two alumni and an adjunct professor won their election bids in April's election.

Mark Cassell, La Follette class of 1992, has published Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

Alum Katie Croake helps strengthen and expand democracy in the Middle East and North Africa as a program manager with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 09:01

Mideast expert to discuss Egypt

Alum Katie Croake, program manager with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, will discuss recent events in Egypt in a presentation Tuesday, March 29, noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
Federal health-care reform, poverty in Wisconsin, and voting procedures are topics explored in the spring 2011 La Follette Policy Report just released by the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
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