Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

2009 alum Alison Patz came to the La Follette School knowing she wanted to work for the federal government in international public affairs.

TIME's Mark Halperin might be the prototype for a journalist of the future: He pulls together coverage on breaking stories while providing a quick judgment of his own on the Web and on television. He speaks Wednesday, November 4, at 4:30 p.m. at the Pyle Center.

Wisconsin has increased public access to outdoor recreational opportunities thanks in part to Erin (Rushmer) Probst's work with the Department of Natural Resource's stewardship program.

La Follette School professors are sharing their expertise with media about the budget proposals and protests in Wisconsin.
The Capital Times of Madison featured professor Menzie Chinn's Econbrowser blog.
David Barstow, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, will be on campus from Sunday, November 1, through Thursday, November 5, as the fall public affairs writer in residence.

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.

A journalist's perspective on the presidential election will be the focus of the next Policy and a Pint, on Wednesday, November 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison.
Friday, 07 October 2011 11:22

Reporter to share tips for policymakers

State Journal state capital reporter Mary Spicuzza will share tips for how policymakers should deal with the media at noon on Tuesday, October 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.

First-year student Phil Sletten sees himself at the intersection of politics and public policy, in a position to help policymakers see and understand policy ideas that might otherwise go unexamined.

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