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

  • Sam Alhadeff, MIPA

    The people at La Follette really make a difference. Each student I have met at this school exudes a level of friendship and willingness to help that you would be hard pressed to find at other schools, especially grad programs. La Follette captures everything amazing about UW-Madison with the added benefit of an exceptional policy school based in a state capital.

Alumni Profiles

  • Katie (Keck) Sanders (MIPA ’05)

    Safe & Sound operates at the intersection of policy and practice, and it’s an exciting opportunity to see how the research plays out in community work on a daily basis.


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Upcoming Events

Monday, Dec 10
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar Series
Tuesday, Dec 11
12:05 PM - 1:00 PM
Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar
Wednesday, Dec 12
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Capitol Briefing on Suicide Prevention Among Youth and Young Adults
Wednesday, Dec 12
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Capitol briefing on suicide prevention among youth and young adults
Thursday, Dec 13
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Optimal Deductible Lengths in Health Insurance
Thursday, Jan 24
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Gender and Women's Studies Colloquium
Wednesday, Jan 30
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Spring Public Service Fair
Thursday, Jan 31
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Neuroscience & Public Policy Seminar by Dr. Jo Handelsman
Thursday, Feb 07
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Madison Alumni & Friends Reception
Tuesday, Feb 19
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Election Day for Wisconsin, including same-day registration

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