Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

1977 alum Jon Skavlem's diligence ensures businesses know they are paying their fair share of taxes.

Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:00

Networking event features DHS analyst

The La Follette School’s Policy After Work Series starts at Wednesday, September 24, with 2006 alum Christian Moran, a budget and policy analyst with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The networking session is 5-7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.

The Kikkoman Foods Foundation has donated $50,000 to the University of Wisconsin–Madison Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs for student scholarships in the name of former Gov. Patrick Lucey.

Colorado’s new Marijuana Enforcement Division has a sustainable and predictable financing plan thanks to La Follette School alum Dorinda Floyd.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 00:00

2008 alum wins Delaware auditor primary

Alum Brenda Mayrack won the September 9 primary for Delaware state auditor. She takes on the incumbent in the November 4 election. Mayrack completed dual degrees in public affairs and law in 2008.

 

Friday, 05 September 2014 00:00

Gov. Thompson to give lecture September 30

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson will give this year's Paul Offner Lecture in Madison on Tuesday, September 30, at 5:30 p.m. in the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street.

After 10 years as a program analyst, admissions counselor and director of institutional research, 2005 alum Natalie Walleser Solverson describes herself as a storyteller.

A report by La Follette School students advises the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction on how best to assess the state’s new Educator Effectiveness System, a program to evaluate public school teachers’ job performance.

Grant Sim has a career that is exactly in the field he wanted: policy analysis and public administration in the field of education.

2003 alum Lisa Ellinger, insurance administrator for the state of Wisconsin's Department of Employee Trust Funds, comments in a Wisconsin State Journal article about a proposal for the state to self-insure state employees.

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