Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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.

2010 graduate Farha Tahir will discuss her experience looking for work in Washington, D.C., and international career options open to La Follette School students in a presentation on Tuesday, March 20, from 12:30–1:30 p.m. in 6201 Microbial Sciences.

Datuk Jaafar Bin Abu Bakar came to the University of Wisconsin–Madison halfway through his career as a government servant, starting as a land administrator in with the Malaysia's Federal Land Development Authority and later joining Malaysia's civil service.
Tuesday, 09 October 2012 11:08

Alum describes work, need in Afghanistan

Alum Isaac Eagan describes in a video vocational training given to men in Afghanistan as part of a Spirit of America project.

2000 alum Carole Schaeffer comments in an InBusiness discussion about multifamily housing development and the boom in luxury apartments in Madison. She is director of Smart Growth Greater Madison, and president of her own consulting firm.

2010 Master of International Public Affairs alum Farha Tahir met with students to discuss careers, informational interviews and other job search strategies.
When La Follette School professor emeritus Dennis Dresang welcomed former student Yeshey Zimba to a dinner in downtown Madison, they completed a circle begun in the 1970s when Dresang taught the  young scholar from Bhutan.

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

Thursday, 01 August 2013 05:31

Alum's company to build new headquarters

A Wisconsin company whose president has a 2006 MPA from the La Follette School has announced plans to relocate its headquarters.
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 12:33

Alumni association honors Khanal

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored alum Shisir Khanal for development work building international organizations from the bottom up.

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