On Sunday, May 15, 47 La Follette students celebrated their graduation in the Wisconsin Capitol’s Assembly Chamber in the school’s first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019.
Terrell accepted into two fellowship programs
La Follette School Master of Public Affairs student Gabriel Stowe Terrell was recently accepted to the 2022 Public Policy New Voices (PPNV) fellowship program.
Combined degree program unites evidence-based science and policy
The La Follette School partners with the Neuroscience Training Program to offer a unique neuroscience Ph.D. and Master of Public Affairs (MPA) combined degree that is one of its kind in the country.
La Follette students inspire Wisconsin high school students
Last month, the La Follette School participated in its third session with the Senate Scholar Program, an intensive week-long educational program offered by the Wisconsin State Senate.
La Follette School students gain hands-on experience and funding through assistantships
Whether part of an admissions offer or found by using the Student Job Center, graduate assistantships offer several significant benefits to La Follette School students.
La Follette School student creates Twitter account to highlight Hmong in the Biosciences
Kao Lee Yang (MPA, N&PP ‘24) created a Twitter account in January 2022 to highlight Hmong academic excellence in the biological sciences, creating a “positive outcome” from a difficult situation.
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 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.