News: Certificate in Public Policy program
Three years ago, the La Follette School received its largest gift in school history – a $10 million donation from former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl known as the Kohl Initiative.
The La Follette School’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program and corresponding coursework equips students to continue their studies at the graduate level in technical skills and in-class climate.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved the promotion of La Follette School faculty member Geoffrey Wallace to full professor at its June meeting.
Sixty-four students who received undergraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in May also earned a Certificate in Public Policy from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
My most rewarding experience has been getting to know the community. My classmates have unique life experiences they bring to the classroom, which make discussions engaging.
Faculty, staff, and students welcomed the second Certificate in Public Policy class of students to the La Follette School on Oct. 28. The class of 127 students represents five schools and colleges across campus: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, School of Education, School of Human Ecology, School of Business, and College of Letters & Science. Student majors range from anthropology to zoology.