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

  • Ryan LeCloux, MIPA

    I previously was an English teacher in South Korea, and I also worked for an international development organization in Washington, D.C. Pursuing a master’s degree in public affairs was the next logical step in developing myself professionally and seeking opportunities with more responsibilities.

Alumni Profiles

  • Don Eggert (MPA ’15)

    The depth and breadth of La Follette coursework gave me the confidence to feel that I can tackle any assignment handed to me.


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Upcoming Events

Thursday, Apr 19
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series
Thursday, Apr 19
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - LaShawnDa Pittman
Thursday, Apr 19
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CREECA Spring Lecture Series
Friday, Apr 20
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series
Monday, Apr 23
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop Report Presentations
Tuesday, Apr 24
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
No DemSem: PAA Week
Tuesday, Apr 24
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crossroads of Ideas
Wednesday, Apr 25
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
La Follette Seminar: Who's Driving the Austerity Machine? Money, Power, and the Role of State Policies
Wednesday, Apr 25
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Effect of DNA Databases and Ban-the-Box Policies on Recidivism
Thursday, Apr 26
Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership Conference on Criminal Justice Reform

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