Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs AdmissionsThe Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs is a highly ranked program that attracts outstanding students from across the United States and around the world to its highly respected graduate programs in public affairs and international public affairs and dual degree programs. Students are admitted in comparatively small numbers that encourage cooperation across cohorts and permit the La Follette School faculty to know, advise, and mentor students.
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Student Profiles

  • Rachel Ramthun

    Rachel Ramthun, MPA, MS in Urban and Regional Planning

    The abundance of networking opportunities has allowed me to speak with professionals about their careers to determine if it is something I might enjoy, and a few conversations I’ve had have resulted in internship offers.

Alumni Profiles

  • Joseph Bates (MPA/MPH ’17)

    The most rewarding aspect of my current position is constituent casework. ... In my opinion, assisting constituents with these issues defines what it means to be a public servant and to work in public affairs.


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Upcoming Events

Thursday, Sep 19
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
POSTPONED: Deloitte Career Discussion
Thursday, Sep 19
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Spotlight on Denmark
Thursday, Sep 19
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Household Finance Research Seminar
Thursday, Sep 19
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Weston Roundtable Lecture - David Nagel
Thursday, Sep 19
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Badger Talk- Middleton: "What Can You Do About Climate Change?"
Friday, Sep 20
The Founding Fathers and Public Leadership
Monday, Sep 23
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar Series
Monday, Sep 23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Indigenuity & Teejop: a Discussion with Samantha Skenandore
Tuesday, Sep 24
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presidential Management Fellowship Lunch Brown Bag
Tuesday, Sep 24
12:05 PM - 1:00 PM
Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

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