La Follette School Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz is a 2022-23 winner of the Vilas Associates Competition. The award funds important new and ongoing UW-Madison research.
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship accelerates students’ language learning
The Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship (FLAS) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to help students gain deeper knowledge of international languages and cultures. The program provides generous funding, including full tuition and fee reimbursement and a $15,000 stipend.
Master of Public Affairs and Master of Public Health dual-degree program trains students for work at the crossroads of public health and policy
The La Follette School’s Master of Public Affairs and Master of Public Health (MPA-MPH) dual-degree program prepares students to lead as health policy professionals.
Public Policy Certificate graduates represent broad academic interests
Ten students who received undergraduate degrees from UW–Madison in December 2021 also earned a Certificate in Public Policy from the La Follette School of Public Affairs. Their coursework reflects a broad range of student interests. …
New Certificate in Health Policy attracts 53 students with diverse interests
In November, the La Follette School opened applications for its new Undergraduate Certificate in Health Policy, admitting 53 students to the program.
La Follette undergraduates Washington D.C.-bound!
Ten students enrolled in the La Follette School’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program will spend part of the summer in our nation’s capital through the Wisconsin in Washington (WiW) internship program.
Mikhaila Calice (MPA’19) Shares Climate Communication Expertise on UW Now
La Follette School grad Mikhaila Calice (MPA’19) played a starring role in a UW Now livestream presentation on climate, energy, and geopolitics on November 9.
High school students develop climate change simulations
To extend the reach of the La Follette Forum on Climate Policy, approximately 100 Madison West High School students participated in virtual climate change simulations with the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) November 23.
Public affairs, urban planning degrees complementary
A three-year program, the master of urban planning and public affairs double degree consists of 72 credits. Some students enter the program concurrently, while others add one degree after beginning the other.
Grad student Tebbe finds inspiration at U.N. climate conference
La Follette School graduate student Nova Tebbe calls herself a climate newcomer. Yet, in early November, she joined 300 people who walked out of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (or COP26) to protest the lack of significant commitment to combat climate change.