Working with clients, our master’s students apply skills and tools they’ve learned in political, economic, and statistical analysis on real-world projects.
On a visit to campus, former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan visited with students and faculty and shared his views during a public Q&A with La Follette School Director Susan Webb Yackee.
Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will join the UW–Madison La Follette School for a public presentation on September 26.
The event brought together alumni to practice civil discourse and connect with others committed to public service.
The promotion of civil discourse is one of the most urgent actions the La Follette School can take going forward.
Over the 2022-2023 academic year, the La Follette School’s continued growth has allowed the school to educate more future leaders than ever before.
To boost opportunities for undergraduate policy students, the La Follette School joined a national network of universities and colleges training undergraduates for careers in public service.
After three years as outreach director, Lisa Ellinger (MPA ’03) became the school’s director of strategic initiatives. Jennifer Wagner joined the school as the new outreach director.
La Follette School students researched policy solutions to would reduce the urban heat island effect in the City of La Crosse.
Students concluded their graduate education this spring by completing projects addressing real-world challenges on behalf of clients from the public, non-governmental, and private sectors.