Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Development

Professor Donald Moynihan of the La Follette School of Public Affairs has received the Leon D. Epstein Distinguished Faculty Research Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s College of Letters & Science.

2005 alum Alan Paberzs is featured in an article on the Morgridge Center for Public Service.

Alum Bill Schmitt is spending the summer of 2015 at home in Wisconsin before starting a new position in Turkey, assisting with Catholic Relief Services' ongoing humanitarian needs. WauwatosaNow.com profiled him in a July 1, 2015, article. He graduated from the La Follette School in 2005 with a Master of International Public Affairs degree.

2000 alum Carole Schaeffer comments in an InBusiness discussion about multifamily housing development and the boom in luxury apartments in Madison. She is director of Smart Growth Greater Madison, and president of her own consulting firm.

La Follette School University Services Associate Marjorie Matthews has received two awards for her community service.

The generalist in Emma Schumann drew her to the La Follette School and its Master of Public Affairs degree, as did advice from a couple of alumni and a faculty members.

A career as a diplomat and international development expert is the subject of the La Follette School's Policy After Work Series on Thursday, March 26, at Brocach on Madison's Capital Square, 7 West Main St., from 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments are served along with a cash bar.

Contemporary issues in international development is the topic of a La Follette School course being taught by Valerie Kozel.

More companies and organizations in Norway and Asia will be making the world smaller under the management of La Follette School alum Daniel Bellefleur. The 2010 alum is helping Norway's version of the U.S. Peace Corps expand its programming in Asia.

James Gultry uses the keen policy analysis skills he learned at the La Follette Institute every day as he prepares a contract or agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development and nongovernmental organizations working in Ghana, Liberia, Benin, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Pakistan, Afghanistan and most recently Ethiopia.

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