After nearly six years with the La Follette School and a career spanning healthcare communications, technology, and newspaper reporting, Communications Director Lisa Hildebrand retired in December 2021.
Nearly 300 policymakers, practitioners, community leaders, and researchers attended the second annual La Follette Forum on October 6 in Madison. The daylong event on climate policy featured two keynote presentations, six panel discussions, and numerous networking opportunities. It was the La Follette School’s first hybrid conference, with attendees joining in person and online.
Leona Yi-Fan Su (MPA ’14) joined the Department of Communication at the University of Utah as assistant professor in communicating science, health, environment and risk.
Whether social media can be an effective tool for governments to increase access for lower income and less-educated citizens will be discussed in a webinar on Wednesday, September 16, featuring La Follette School professor Donald Moynihan.
More detailed analysis of how English language learners score on proficiency tests could help Wisconsin school districts improve their academic achievement, La Follette School students recommend in a new report.
Professor Donald Moynihan offers practical advice on bridging the gap between academics and policymakers in comments on an entry in a blog published by the journal Governance.
Director Susan Yackee is the public affairs speaker at the Madison Civics Club meeting on Saturday, April 11, at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive.
La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has won two prestigious Vilas awards from the university.
When La Follette School alum Craig Knutson took a position as assistant to the county administrator in 1979, he had no idea that 35 years later he'd be looking back on a lifelong career serving residents of Rock County in southern Wisconsin.