Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 29 December 2014 00:00

Herrem brightens future for at-risk youth

Rather than being incarcerated, at-risk teen boys are learning how to grow and sell organic vegetables, practice good financial skills, and market and sell products, thanks in part to Katie Herrem's work with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

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.

1992 alum Jill J. Karofsky helps prosecutors with cases involving domestic violence and sexual assault as the state's first violence against women resource prosecutor.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011 00:00

Myatt values, uses empirical data

The belief that objective evidence and rational conclusions can be engineered to craft sound public policy brings Jason Myatt to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010 00:00

News from alumni and friends

Alumni and friends of the school share their news.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 12:23

On the hot seat: Alum to describe career

State agency spokesperson and 1993 alum Bill Cosh will speak at the La Follette School about his career on Tuesday, April 10, from noon to 1 p.m. in the school conference room. His talk is called "On the Hot Seat: The Role of the Agency Spokesperson."
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 10:23

Policy and a Pint set for March 13

The La Follette School's Policy and a Pint presents Kevin Jones, director of the Wisconsin Crime Laboratory System, on Wednesday, March 13, 5-7 p.m. in the upstairs room of Brocach on the Square, 7 West Main Street.
Sheboygan County assistant district attorney Mary Wagner will discuss her experiences as a prosecutor and college lecturer at the La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, March 6, at noon in the school's conference room.
Wednesday, 31 March 2010 00:00

Silver shares expertise on human trafficking

2006 alum Karina B. Silver has been researching human trafficking since 2004 when she was a La Follette School student interning at the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance. She will be part of a panel discussion on modern slavery at 10:30 a.m., April 30, at in the Sewell Social Sciences Building.

Wednesday, 31 March 2010 00:00

Smirnova tackles modern-day slavery

2008 alum Marianna Smirnova is the human trafficking policy specialist at the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault and coordinator of the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance's Human Trafficking Committee. She will be part of a panel discussion on modern slavery at 10:30 a.m., April 30, at the Sewell Social Sciences Building.

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