Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 00:00

Behm deepens knowledge of energy policy

Andrew Behm enjoys working in a policy area that is beginning to change after decades of equilibrium — energy policy.

Thursday, 21 November 2013 09:13

91 alum leads Wisconsin budget office

1991 alum Michael Heifetz is the new director of the Wisconsin budget office.
Wisconsin as a case study of the complex and dynamic relationships among the state, tribes and the federal government will be discussed in a noon seminar Tuesday, November 12, in the La Follette School conference room. 
Wisconsin representatives Chris Taylor and Amy Loudenbeck will speak at Policy and a Pint Tuesday, November 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street, on the Capitol Square.
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:51

37 legislators engage in leadership training

The faces of three new Wisconsin legislators will go on the conference wall at the La Follette School of Public Affairs as recognition of their graduation from the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development.

For Sean Stalpes, much of his job satisfaction comes from helping parties with different points of view reach consensus. The 2009 grad is an energy technologies specialist with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

Every day Hilary Shager uses the skills she learned at the La Follette School. "I am living program evaluation," says the 2005 alum and Wisconsin Department of Families and Children research analyst.

After a year as a La Follette School student, Dan Trifone is gaining a better sense of all the options he has for a career in nonprofit management.

Ideas for helping Wisconsin reduce its racial academic achievement gap are summarized in a new report from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

The U.S. movement to reform public education is redefining the political landscape, according to 1998 La Follette School alum Sarah Archibald, an advisor to state Sen. Luther Olson and an architect of Wisconsin's first Race to the Top proposal to apply for federal education funding. She is featured on the Value-Added Research Center web site in conjunction with speaking in La Follette School professor Rob Meyer's class on Education Policy and Reform. Read more.

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