Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Alumni News

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Alumni News - October 2021

Randy Romanski (MA ’95) ♦ Eric Tempelis (MPA ’03, JD ’06) ♦ Ceri Jenkins (MPA ’04) ♦ Lamont Smith (MPA ’07) ♦ Pamela Ritger de la Rosa (MIPA, JD ’13) ♦ Caroline McCormack (MPA, URPL ’14) ♦ Kevin Lee (MIPA ’18) ♦ Noah Roberts (MPA ’19) ♦ Abby Swetz (MPA ’19) ♦ Eli Tsarovsky (BS, public policy certificate ’21) ♦ Emily Capodarco (MPA, JD ’21)

Friday, September 10, 2021

Alumni News - September 2021

Steve Johnson (MA ’91) ♦ Maria Milano (MA ’92) ♦ Heidi Normandin (MA ’98) ♦ Tyrel Zich (MPA ’15) ♦Alison (Muscato) Harrell (MIPA ’18) ♦Emily Frank (MPA ’19) Hannah Stephens (MPA ’19) ♦Marisa Ross (MPA ’19) ♦Diana Pavon (MPA ’20) ♦ Natalie Weill (MPA ’20) Anders Shropshire (MIPA ’20) ♦Michael Caniglia (MPA ’20) ♦Morgan Galecki (MPA ’20) ♦Kara Savitt (BA, public policy certificate ’20) ♦Shireen Ohadi-hamadani (MPA ’20) ♦ Christine Welcher (MIPA ’21) 

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Alumni News - August 2021

Tony Carroll (MA ’80) ♦ Vaughn Vance (MA/JD 98) ♦ Ben Winig (MPA, JD ’04) ♦ Nate Inglis Steinfeld (MPA, JD ’12) ♦ Megan Loritz (MPA ’13) ♦ Nick Lardinois (MPA ’16) ♦ Drew Curtis (MPA ’16) ♦ Ken Smith (MPA, URPL ’17) ♦ Chris Meyers (MPA ’18) ♦ Amanada Hejna (MPA ’19) ♦ Natalie Weill (MPA ’20) ♦ Benjamin Olneck-Brown (MPA ’20)

Monday, July 12, 2021

Alumni News - July 2021

Roger Rowin (MA ’74) ♦ Rob Cramer (MA ’92) ♦ Tamarine Cornelius (MA ‘99) ♦ Lamont Smith (MPA '07) ♦ Andrew Kell (MPA ’10) ♦ Rachel (Moskowitz) Svoboda (MPA ‘07) ♦ Sara Eskrich (MPA, MPH ’15) ♦ Aaron Dumas (MPA, JD ’15) ♦ Drew Curtis (MPA ’16) ♦ Atiya Siddiqi (MIPA ’18) ♦ Michael Sauer (BA ’21)

This past spring, the La Follette School launched Elevating Equity in Policymaking and hosted two outstanding alumni. Theola Carter (MA ’91) and Frances Huntley-Cooper (MA ’94) shared brief information about their careers in public service and answered questions from students.

The La Follette School’s first all-virtual alumni reunion is less than a month away! Alumni from 1975 through 2018 already have registered for the hour-long event on Thursday, May 13.

Monday, March 15, 2021

In Memoriam: Andrew Kemp (MA '91)

Andrew D. Kemp (MA ’91) passed on February 8 at the age of 53 from complications of COVID-19.

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated alumna Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Thomas-Greenfield received her master’s degree in public administration from UW–Madison’s Center for the Study of Public Policy and Administration – the La Follette School’s predecessor – in 1975.

Tawsif Anam (MPA ’13) has been nominated for a Professional Elevation Award by Madison Magnet, Madison's largest young professional organization. Voting continues online through Friday, Sept. 11. 

After 13 years’ experience in international humanitarian aid, Bill Schmitt (MIPA ’05) joined United Methodist Children’s Services of Wisconsin (UMCS) in Milwaukee as its executive director. He previously worked for Catholic Relief Services (CRS), leading relief efforts for some of the world’s most challenging crises, including the Darfur Genocide, the War in Afghanistan, the West Sumatran Earthquake, and the Syrian civil war.

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