Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Alumni

La Follette School Professor Maria Cancian was featured in the College of Letters & Science’s 2015–16 Annual Review along with alumnus Colin Higgins.

Steve Kulig and Hilary Shager will share information about the highly selective Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program Tuesday, September 13 at 11 a.m.

Mother Nature saved some of the summer’s best weather for the La Follette School’s annual Hill Fest celebration. Atop Observatory Hill and under blue skies, more than 120 students, alumni, friends, faculty, and staff marked the start of the 2016–17 academic year with a picnic dinner and enthusiastic conversations.

Christopher Russell (MIPA/JD ’16) has been awarded a Fulbright Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice through the Clinton Public Policy Fellowship.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aaron Varner (MPA '09)

It’s a small, tight-knit school with access to world-class, big-campus resources.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Joanna Marks (MPA '10)

A degree from La Follette is extremely versatile and well-regarded.

In a recent article on Madison’s diverse 13th Aldermanic District, The Cap Times highlighted the work of Sara Eskrich (MPA/MPH ’15), who has represented the district since April 2015.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Joe Fontaine (MPA '08)

Learning to write clearly and concisely, presenting in every class, and meeting the real-world needs of the clients for our capstone projects have helped me learn how to ensure my technical skills have a real-world effect.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Scott Williams (MPA '10)

"During my time at La Follette, I was able to specialize in a particular topic area (energy policy) that I had great interest in."

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel named Peter Tempelis (MPA, JD ’06) an assistant attorney general in the Medicaid Fraud Control & Elder Abuse Unit of the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

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