Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, 29 September 2011 06:52

Economist Reschovsky to receive national honor

Economist Andrew Reschovsky will be honored in November with the 2011 Steve Gold Award, which recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance.

This summer, La Follette School student Michael Rodriguez is taking his firsthand knowledge of how national transportation policies are developed on the road to Chicago.

Students in Milwaukee's school voucher program scored at levels similar to their peers enrolled in Milwaukee Public Schools, according to a new study.
Thursday, 15 October 2009 12:52

Expert to discuss urban education

An expert on urban education policy will address alumni and friends of the La Follette School at an evening presentation,  "Rethinking Local School Governance: Tensions and Strategies," today, November 16, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club at 5:30 p.m. Guests are invited to a 4 p.m. reception.
Memorial services were held June 14 for 1987 alum Sheila Chaffee, who died in Madison at age 76.
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 08:01

Feggestad helps city deliver services

While working as finance director for Blackhawk Technical College, Natalie Feggestad realized what she enjoyed most about her job was helping staff in other units navigate finance and budget processes, so she added a  Master of Public Affairs degree to her certification as a public accountant.

Colorado’s new Marijuana Enforcement Division has a sustainable and predictable financing plan thanks to La Follette School alum Dorinda Floyd.

Kristine Giornalista knows she is never going to know everything required to do her job. Rather, the 2004 alum knows she has to pick the right team and ask the right questions.

Alum Jennifer Gonda builds connections between the city of Milwaukee and the state and federal governments.

Innovations in Milwaukee's sewerage district, a project to divert thousands of tons of street sweeping from landfills, and a novel adaptation of trucks to save labor and equipment in leaf collection have won Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for government innovation. The three winners will be honored in a ceremony at 2 p.m. today, May 7, in the Senate Parlor in the State Capitol.
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