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Health policy journalist Kliff at La Follette on Nov. 29

November 15, 2017
Sarah Kliff, one of the country’s leading health policy journalists, will share her insights on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what repeal of the law will mean for millions of people who rely on it for health insurance coverage at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 29 at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Elgin Karls (left)

Elgin Karls, MPA

November 14, 2017
Before coming to La Follette, I spent three years living and working in New York City as a home visitor, providing services to Spanish-speaking immigrant families and subsequently as a resource development associate at a nonprofit organization in the New York Housing Authority’s Queensbridge Houses.

Local magazine features student’s thoughts on safe spaces, vulnerability, leaving teaching

November 13, 2017
In the current issue of Our Lives, former teacher – and first-year La Follette School student – Abby Swetz reflects on the triumphs and travails of the classroom and why she left teaching to pursue her master’s degree in public affairs.
Susan Yackee and Hilary Shager

Faculty, alumni participating on Thompson Center panels

November 9, 2017
La Follette School Professor Susan Yackee and Associate Director Hilary Shager will lead two of the five panel discussions at the opening conference of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.