“The workshop course was as challenging as it was rewarding. I also made lasting friendships with my peers and the professors.”
“La Follette is the epitome of the Wisconsin Idea. And it’s certainly not just about Wisconsin—the staff and faculty have done so much to connect students with alumni and new, real-world opportunities.”
“La Follette has prepared and empowered all of us to do amazing things.”
“The client-based project was one of my favorite experiences at La Follette. I worked with a great team of faculty, client, and classmates.”
Alum Jess Rutstein works as a FoodShare Program and policy analyst for the WI Department of Health Services.
“The small cohort size really allows you to get to know your classmates and interact with the faculty.”
“The small class size and ability to gain quantitative skills also drew me to the La Follette School since I had limited experience with them as an undergraduate.”
“The La Follette School has a professional-oriented curriculum that focuses on giving you an applicable skillset and list of experiences that will make you a desirable candidate in future applications.”
“My client-based projects gave me useful real-world experience that can be transferred to other settings.”
The breadth of coursework I completed at the La Follette School provided me the opportunity to approach challenges through an interdisciplinary lens. Flood events trigger many different social and institutional dynamics that all must be considered when identifying solutions.