Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 02 January 2015 00:00

School to host policy solutions competition

The first round of the 2015 Policy Solutions Challenge will be hosted by the La Follette School in Madison February 27-March 1.

This spring's public affairs writer in residence, Washington Post science and policy reporter Juliet Eilperin, will be on campus the week of April 22.

Creative financing can lead to good environmental work and demonstrate that sustainability initiatives can be good for the economy and the environment, says 2002 alum Erick Shambarger, who is the City of Milwaukee's deputy director of environmental sustainability.

Monday, 06 August 2012 07:28

Shelton ponders benefits of taconite mine

Outreach director Terry Shelton ruminates on how the taconite mine proposed for northern  Wisconsin could provide jobs and enhance the state's reputation for environmental innovation in an opinion piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the article …

1993 alum Bill Cosh's talk about his career path is available online. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources spokesperson spoke at the La Follette School on April 10.

Madison has a more complete estimate of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions thanks to a 2014 analysis by La Follette School students.

Tuesday, 18 May 2010 09:03

Students pursue multiple degrees

This year's graduation of the La Follette School's class of 2010 marks two firsts. Students in two new dual-degree programs were among the graduating class of 45 public affairs students at the May 15 celebration at the Capitol.
When the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wanted to know the potential effects of extending limits on firewood to private campgrounds, it turned to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

A report on Wisconsin conservation funding by La Follette School students in the Public Affairs Workshop received coverage by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 9.

Ten years after graduating from the La Follette School, Joe Thompson finds himself in a high-risk position.For the U.S. Government Accountability Office's Natural Resources and Environment Team, the senior analyst identifies how climate change threatens federal infrastructure and programs.

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