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.
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.
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.
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.
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. …
In November, the La Follette School opened applications for its new Undergraduate Certificate in Health Policy, admitting 53 students to the program.
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.
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.
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.
Earning a master’s degree in public affairs (MPA) from the La Follette School gives students more than an academic credential. It provides a real-world policy toolkit they can use on-the-job, even before graduation.