Over half of our most recent master’s degree alumni accepted positions in government. Plus, a recent alum was listed as one of “12 people to watch in 2023” by the Cap Times.
Alumni of the JD-MPA dual degree program share their experiences and how the program prepared them for their careers.
From cities to nations, our alumni have taken on roles as leaders, communicators, and changemakers.
In her December letter to alumni and friends, La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee reflected on the past year and looked forward to 2022.
Recent alumni started exciting new roles and shared their expertise on a podcast and in the news.
“Being back in Madison and reconnecting with so many friends from my time at La Follette was a wonderful reminder of how special the La Follette School is,” said Katherine Sydor (MPA ’12).
Students in the La Follette School had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they were offered the chance to meet with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
La Follette School alumni are being recognized as influential leaders in Wisconsin. Others are starting new roles in government, businesses, and non-profit organizations.
Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) is accepting applications to its Leadership Seminar, a two-day professional development opportunity offered in partnership with the La Follette School.
The school honored 47 outstanding master’s degree graduates, grew its undergraduate course enrollment to more than 700 students, and continued to act as a convener of thoughtful debate.