Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 05 April 2013 02:10

'02 alum wins re-election as mayor

2002 alum Shawn Pfaff won re-election as mayor of Fitchburg, a city just south of Madison, with 71 percent of the vote on April 2.

After 11 years with the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), Alexis MacDonald (MPA ’08) has accepted a position as a professional staff member for the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. MacDonald also recently received the Badger of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s DC Chapter.

Holly Bedwell is delighted to be confronted with child abuse, homelessness, and school suspensions and attendance problems — and to be back in Brooklyn after four years in Wisconsin.

Figuring out how to pay for college can be enough of a challenge for a high school student, but covering the costs for every graduate from all of a district's high schools could seem insurmountable — or an exciting opportunity.

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

'14 alum produces education videos

Arkansas legislators saw videos 2013 alum Phillip Duran filmed, directed and produced during an education committee hearing in Little Rock in November.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 08:06

'99 alum opens Policy and a Pint on Oct. 29

1999 alum Tim Casper, assistant vice president for budget and public affairs at Madison Area Technical College, will open the La Follette School's fall Policy and a Pint series on Tuesday, October 29, at 5:30 p.m. at Brocach, 1843 Monroe Street.
2009 alum Allison Quatrini has won a David Boren Fellowship for language study and dissertation research in China.
More than 60 alumni and friends of the school joined about 60 students, faculty and staff in celebrating the La Follette School of Public Affairs 25th anniversary on February 5. Alumni caught up with classmates and colleagues. Students chatted with alumni and learned more about the directions a La Follette School degree can lead them. Faculty heard from former students. Recent grads reported that they had recently found jobs or had settled into the positions they started last summer.
Friday, 29 March 2019 08:28

1978 alumnus Starik joins Walden

Mark Starik (MA ’78) is a contributing faculty member in Walden University’s Public Policy & Administration Doctoral Program. He also conducts research and writes academic and practitioner articles about sustainability management.

Daniel Speckhard (MA ’82), president and CEO of Lutheran World Relief, has joined the La Follette School’s Board of Visitors (BOV). Lutheran World Relief, an international development and relief organization, works in more than 30 countries.

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