Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 11:08

2002 alum joins public sector advising firm

2002 alum Craig Wieber is now a project manager with Springsted Inc.
A little gender analysis mixed with hip-hop and rap music can go a long way in making the world more peaceful. Again and again, La Follette School alum Kristen Rasmussen sees how understanding the different roles Cambodian men and women can play in village life can translate into fewer villagers being killed or maimed by landmines.
Monday, 14 January 2013 11:27

3 Policy and a Pint speakers set

The La Follette School's Policy and a Pint after-work speaker and networking series has another great lineup of speakers planned for spring semester, with the opening session on Wednesday, January 23.
Ben Paulos, class of 1997, is proud to announce the much-belated release of two CDs of music by his band, Bentham. The first, called "Miss Wisconsin," taps Paulos' experiences in Madison while earning a master's degree in public affairs and policy analysis.
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 10:09

Alum to receive leadership award

2013 alum Tawsif Anam will receive an award from the Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals chapter at its March 29 Emerge Gala.

For Kate Maehr, the summer between her first and second years at the La Follette Institute was a study in contrasts.

More than 50 alumni, friends, and incoming and continuing students are invited to join faculty and staff at the La Follette School's summer picnic today, July 11, from 5-7 p.m. on the school's grounds.
A new analysis by suggests that school districts could see an aggregate 7 percent reduction in allowable revenues relative to the 2010-11 revenue limit — if the Wisconsin governor's budget includes a mandated reduction of $500 per pupil in the sum of general aid received from the state and local property tax revenue.

Since graduating from the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs in 1990 with a joint degree in law, Timothy F. Nixon has earned a reputation for his leadership and knowledge of bankruptcy law.

For Melissa Berger, local trumps global. After completing a bachelor's degree in international political science, the La Follette student worked as a real estate agent and grounded herself in Madison and its myriad development and city management processes. "I find I enjoy making a local difference," she says.

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