Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Students discuss obesity recommendations

Available online

The Fightin' Bobs' 10-page policy analysis memo and the slide presentation prepared for the 2013 Challenge on policies to respond to childhood obesity is available online.

Second-year students Miriam Palmer and Selina Eadie appeared on television on WKOW Channel 27 News on March 28, at 5 p.m. to discuss suggestions they and three other students have for reducing childhood obesity.

The team won the national Policy Solutions Challenge USA on March 22-23 in Washington, D.C. The other members are Andrew Walsh, Norma-Jean Simon and Jiaqi Lu. Students also shared their recommendations with anti-obesity advocates in the Madison area this week.

UW-Madison students win national competition for strategies to tackle childhood obesity, March 28, 2013, 27 News WKOW.com

Students win 1st place at national policy competition, March 24, 2013, La Follette School News

Obesity policy strategies win national competition, March 26, 2013, UW–Madison News