Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Kaubin Neupane can make sense of the duality in his life only if he studies in the United States with the intent of contributing to help people in his native Nepal and in other developing countries. "When I was growing up in Kathmandu, I took the local environmental problems for granted and accepted them as another facet of difficult life," the first-year student says.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010 11:25

News from faculty

Faculty are winning awards, publishing books and sharing their research.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is hosting a public presentation by Eric Lipton of the New York Times, who will be at UW–Madison from October 8–11 as the Public Affairs Journalist in Residence for Fall 2018.

On October 31, a diverse group of state lawmakers, legislative staff members, legislative service agency analysts, and staff from the Governor’s office attended the fifth Office Hours at the Capitol – presented by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars and the La Follette School.

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."

Wisconsin has increased public access to outdoor recreational opportunities thanks in part to Erin (Rushmer) Probst's work with the Department of Natural Resource's stewardship program.

2009 graduates Seth Nowak, Gail Krumenauer and Kevin Luecke presented their public affairs workshop report to the City of Madison's solid waste advisory committee on September 3, 2009.

The City of Madison has new ideas from La Follette School students to help the city achieve the carbon and energy goals laid out in its sustainability plan.

Evan Johnson was pretty sure he would go on for a Ph.D., and his experience at the La Follette School has only confirmed that career goal.

2007 alum Nick Sayen's research helps provide objective information about energy issues to business leaders, building professionals and policymakers.
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