Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Sex trafficking and public policy is the focus of research 2009 graduate Emma Condon will carry out in Nepal during the 2009-2010 academic year. Winner of a Fulbright Institute of International Education fellowship for the 2009-10 school year, she leaves for Nepal in September.

Nineteen UW–Madison students made history May 9 as the first to complete the La Follette School’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program. Two of them will continue their studies in the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program this fall.

Graduating and continuing students in the La Follette School’s Accelerated Program gathered Monday, May 6 to welcome incoming students and share advice and wisdom for a successful transition into the master’s degree program. Ben McBride, Jonny Vannucci, and Sally Rohrer helped plan this first-time event.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:14

2010 MIPA alum to discuss career, job search

Farha Tahir will Skype in from Washington, D.C., to discuss international jobs with La Follette School students at noon on Tuesday, February 19, in the La Follette School conference room.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 07:40

Accelerated degree program to be discussed

University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduates can hear about the La Follette School's accelerated program on Thursday, November 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the school's conference room.

Since graduating from the La Follette School in 2010, Allie Bagnall has been researching and analyzing sovereign wealth funds, international banking regulation, international finance, reserve accumulation and balance of payments, and other macroeconomic topics for the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C.

As financial planning director, Ryan Baumtrog helps keep Minnesota's budget on track.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 09:50

Dan Spika, MPA

My ultimate goal is to get to a position where I can move the needle on poverty policy.

After a year in Kansas City as an L.P. Cookingham Management fellow, 2008 alum Carissa DeCramer headed to Washington, D.C., to become a budget analyst for Rock Creek National Park.

For Erik Dolson, the best way to address a problem is to consider all the possible solutions. When a career advisor suggested he consider public policy schools, Dolson looked at the La Follette School and other master's programs. "Taking apart problems and fixing them with public policy sounded interesting," Dolson says.

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