The generalist in Emma Schumann drew her to the La Follette School and its Master of Public Affairs degree, as did advice from a couple of alumni and a faculty members.
Tony Singleton started with a goal and then figured out how to accomplish it. "My objective was to do international work," says the 1973 alum, who spent 20 years with Chase Manhattan's International Department and Investment Bank.
Bryan Gadow has accepted a yearlong internship with the city of Kansas City, Missouri. The LP Cookingham Management Internship Program is one of the most competitive in the country. Applicants come from some of the nation's largest public affairs schools.
The $1.6 million for a one-stop Development Services Center that is wending its way through the City of Madison's capital budget approval process is based on a recommendation from a 2005 report by six La Follette School students.
To help make a retreat center in Uganda sustainable, La Follette School students advised the Global Livingston Institute to establish an Internet café and to switch the center's electricity source from a diesel generator to solar panels.