Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 15 November 2010 00:00

Gavin advances environmental advocacy

When Melissa Gavin arrived in Madison in 2004, she knew she wanted to do environmental work. So she took her résumé around to organizations in town and landed an entry-level job as an office manager for the State Environmental Leadership Project, knowing it was a way to get her foot in the door.

1995 grad Randy Romanski is the new secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

Thursday, 12 June 2014 00:00

Gregory F. Nemet

Professor of Public Affairs 

The public health effects of deforestation in Indonesia will be discussed in a seminar on Tuesday, January 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in room 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall, which houses the School of Human Ecology.

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:36

Jacob Ginn, MPA

I’ve learned so much! Especially about subjects that are so useful but had always grossed me out (statistics and economics). It’s also incredibly rewarding to be immersed in a place where so much learning is happening ... definitely an encouraging environment. And there are so many opportunities and resources that allow you to do whatever you want here.

Garrett Johnson is looking for a few more hunters. The first-year public affairs student holds a project assistantship with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, working on a project involving public education and recruitment for hunting.

A passion for public service and an interest in energy policy brought Amy Klusmeier to the La Follette School. Four years later she is evaluating public programs as an analyst with the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau.

Fifteen months after she completed her capstone workshop report at the La Follette School, Gail Krumenauer found herself sitting with three other economists figuring out why the state of Oregon's per-capita personal income was declining compared to the rest of the United States.

Santosh Lamichhane is on a quest to improve economic efficiency in the allocation of resources as a means to increase sustainability and facilitate economic development.

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

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