Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 08:08

2013 grad helping bridge science, policy

The interdisciplinary Neuroscience Training Program (NTP) drew C.P. Frost to the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The NTP’s joint graduate program with the La Follette School of Public Affairs – Neuroscience & Public Policy – sealed the deal.

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

Steve Kulig (MPA ’14) returned to his alma mater as the La Follette School’s new career services coordinator and department administrator in April. As career services coordinator, Kulig helps students devise job-search strategies, manages alumni job placement data, and maintains the School’s network of potential employers, including those appropriate for internships.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs’ first day-long career exploration program in Milwaukee provided graduate and undergraduate students with opportunities to learn from alumni and others working in government and public policy organizations.

Alumni and friends of the La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison are invited to a reception at the Milwaukee Sail Loft on Thursday, March 31. The reception follows the School’s first day-long La Follette in Milwaukee career exploration program.

On November 12th and 13th, 22 La Follette School students traveled to Washington, DC for a career development extravaganza that included visits to public and private sector organizations

First-year La Follette students met with alumni and other public policy professionals.

La Follette School students can apply the skills they learn in the classroom to real-world work they carry out as project assistants. While PAs often do research and other tasks for La Follette School faculty, some PAships are outside the school.

The La Follette School will be one of 16 academic units from the College of Letters and Science featured at the 2015 Teaching and Learning Symposium next week.

Andy Lick likes a challenge, and he has spent the last seven years showing that sustainable environmental policy and economic growth are not mutually exclusive. "My whole life I'd been told that the economy and the environment were opposing forces," the second-year La Follette School student says, "and my interest in energy policy grew out of challenging that assumption."

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