Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

More than 50 La Follette School students celebrated graduation May 17 with a ceremony in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin Capitol.

La Follette School student Allison Quatrini is off to China for 14 months, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.

Jason Fletcher, a professor of public affairs and sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received an H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education.

Professor Melanie Manion received the College of Letters and Science Academic Advising Award in recognition of her dedication to graduate students at the La Follette School and the Department of Political Science.
Friday, 15 June 2012 06:51

Manion wins campus honor

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has appointed La Follette School political scientist Melanie Manion a Vilas-Jordan Distinguished Achievement Professorship. The honor demonstrates the high esteem in which Manion is held by the dean and her colleagues in the College of Letters and Science.

Marjorie Matthews was honored with the Doug Palm Community Service Award for her work as the La Follette School’s Partners in Giving coordinator. Matthews joined the La Follette School in 2011 and serves as a university services associate.

Marjorie Matthews of the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs was honored Thursday with a University Staff Excellence Award from the College of Letters & Science (L&S). 

Because Andrew Merluzzi did not want to find himself trapped in career rut, he thought the University of Wisconsin–Madison's dual-degree program in public affairs and neuroscience would be a good option.

La Follette School student Beth Miller is a finalist for the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program, which places recent graduates with federal agencies for two-year assignments.

The critical thinking skills George Rindelaub learned at what is now the La Follette School helped his Minnesota county reduce its jail population. The 1981 alum's ability to approach problems creatively won him recognition from the Minnesota Association of County Administrator.

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