Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 11:26

Students shine during service activities

Braving a northeast wind bringing 30-degree temperatures and snow flurries, three hearty La Follette School students – Patrick Landers, Chris Webb and Liz White – assisted with the City of Madison Parks Division’s clean-up effort at Tenney Park on Saturday, April 27. The La Follette School Student Association (LSSA) arranged this and seven other service opportunities during the 2017–18 academic year.

The decline of wage-labor opportunities, marriage and family stability – especially for unskilled younger adults – puts many Wisconsin families at a cumulative disadvantage, La Follette School Professor Tim Smeeding told members of the Wisconsin Future of the Family Commission.

Monday, 29 June 2015 13:14

Yackee meets with Kohl, Selig

La Follette School Director Susan Yackee joins former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl and commissioner emeritus of baseball Allan H. "Bud" Selig for a studio portrait.

Nick Lardinois’ love of nature and numbers led him to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

The City of Madison has new ways to consider for gathering and incorporating public input into transit planning, as outlined in a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

La Follette School University Services Associate Marjorie Matthews has received two awards for her community service.

Friday, 27 March 2015 14:16

Yackee to speak to Civics Club

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.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Water privatization in Bolivia to be discussed

Water, community and privatization in Bolivia will be discussed at the La Follette School seminar at noon Tuesday, December 2, in the school’s conference room.

Because Maria Serakos wants her research to make a difference in public policy, she is pursuing a Master of Public Affairs degree at the La Follette School before she goes on to a Ph.D. program.

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