The Kohl Competition supports nonpartisan research that policymakers can use to make evidence-based decisions when shaping public policy.
Hammersmith and Pearson selected as finalists by Presidential Management Fellows program
MPA student Ariana Hammersmith and La Follette School alum Ian Pearson (MPA ’22) were both selected as finalists by the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, the federal government’s flagship leadership development program.
Six new staff members join the La Follette School
The La Follette School has recently welcomed several new staff members.
Day of the Badger challenge to support students from underrepresented groups
On March 28 and 29, La Follette School alumni and friends can help the school unlock $20,000 while supporting students.
Capstone project helps Outrider Foundation investigate oceanic nuclear waste
A first-of-its-kind project conducted by La Follette students helped inform an Outrider Foundation investigation that looked at radioactive materials littering the Arctic seas.
Leadership seminar brings together women leaders in government
The La Follette School and Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) assembled women leaders and La Follette faculty members to discuss leadership in public service, providing techniques for rising leaders to use in their careers during the annual WWIG Leadership Seminar.
Alumni News – March 2023
In exciting new roles, our alumni are leveraging their skills as analysts, advisors, and connectors.
Board of Visitors spotlight: Chuck Pruitt
Chuck Pruitt is the co-managing director of AB Data, where he has had a front-seat view for all things related to state and national politics and elections for decades.
La Follette remembers Rebecca Blank
Rebecca Blank, UW–Madison Chancellor Emerita and former La Follette School faculty member, was an economist and educator who made major contributions to scholarship that helped to reduce poverty and inequality.
Photo Gallery: La Follette Forum 2023
On March 1, 2023, national, state, and local leaders convened to share success stories in policy implementation during the fourth annual La Follette Forum: All Policy is Implementation.