Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Communication

Professor Jason Fletcher encourages use of social ties to help people improve their health behaviors in a post the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Human Capital Blog.

Friday, November 14, 2014

'14 alum produces education videos

Arkansas legislators saw videos 2013 alum Phillip Duran filmed, directed and produced during an education committee hearing in Little Rock in November.

La Follette School faculty serve as editors and on editorial boards for a variety of academic journals, which are an important component of the service faculty provide in to expand human knowledge.

Professor Jason M. Fletcher has been named managing editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

2011 alum Jon Alfuth is approaching education from two angles: as a geometry teacher and as a policy analyst for elected officials.
Robert Leger, the opinions editor of the Arizona Republic newspaper, will be on campus March 24-27 as the spring public affairs writer in residence.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Van Buren deepens involvement in policymaking

After years of working as an outside observer with peripheral influence, Matt van Buren decided to involve himself more deeply in the policymaking process. The former journalist and political fund-raiser is in his second semester at the La Follette School, exploring public management and nonprofit leadership in addition to the school's core courses in microeconomics and statistics.

Riva Froymovich of The Economist, will speak at the La Follette School's Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, November 19, from 5:30-7:30 at Brocach, 7 West Main Street, with plenty of time for networking and catching up with former classmates.

Wanting to develop a professional career in which he can apply his technical background in engineering to pressing policy issues, Phillip Duran came to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree, in addition to a master of science in environment and resources at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

The La Follette School's last Policy and a Pint of the semester is today, April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the upstairs room of Brocach on the Square, 7 West Main Street. Carrie Johnson, justice correspondent for National Public Radio will speak.
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