Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Joshua Cruz (MPA ’18), a student in the Neuroscience & Public Policy Program, is giving a presentation titled Poverty, Pregnancy, and Public Assistance Programs: A Neuroscience & Public Policy Perspective on Thursday, October 4.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 08:06

'99 alum opens Policy and a Pint on Oct. 29

1999 alum Tim Casper, assistant vice president for budget and public affairs at Madison Area Technical College, will open the La Follette School's fall Policy and a Pint series on Tuesday, October 29, at 5:30 p.m. at Brocach, 1843 Monroe Street.
More than 60 alumni and friends of the school joined about 60 students, faculty and staff in celebrating the La Follette School of Public Affairs 25th anniversary on February 5. Alumni caught up with classmates and colleagues. Students chatted with alumni and learned more about the directions a La Follette School degree can lead them. Faculty heard from former students. Recent grads reported that they had recently found jobs or had settled into the positions they started last summer.

A diverse group of more than 30 state lawmakers, legislative staff members, legislative service agency analysts, and staff from the Governor’s office attended the second Office Hours at the Capitol – presented by the Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars and the La Follette School – on Wednesday, May 16.

Monday, 14 January 2013 11:27

3 Policy and a Pint speakers set

The La Follette School's Policy and a Pint after-work speaker and networking series has another great lineup of speakers planned for spring semester, with the opening session on Wednesday, January 23.

Bradley Hardy of American University will discuss the Kerner Commission Report, formally the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, Monday, March 11 at the Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St. President Lyndon Johnson created the commission in 1967 after four summers of racial unrest and violence in several major cities. The basic conclusion of the report, published in 1968, was, “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal.”

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 05:46

Alum to give population health seminar

2002 alum and economics professor Chad Cotti will give the Population Health seminar at noon on Monday, November 26, in 1309 Health Services Learning Center.
The role of microloans in Haiti will be discussed by 1995 alum Tom Eggert at the La Follette School's Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, March 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Alum to share research on Upward Bound

The Upward Bound Program 50 years later is the subject of a webcast presentation by alum and Tulane University education economics professor Douglas Harris on Tuesday, December 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Register for free webinar at http://go.wisc.edu/xc45ry.

Building relationships between the city of Milwaukee and other levels of government will be the topic of the La Follette School's October 17 after-work speaker and networking series at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison, from 5 to 7 p.m.
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