Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Michael Solorza is good in a crisis — a fiscal crisis, that is. As the new administrative services director for the city of Westminster, California, the 1996 alum is figuring out the best way to manage a $3 million gap in the city's $42 million general fund budget.
A section chief with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services will discuss agency management of fiscal operations and the development of good policy for Wisconsin's long-term care Medicaid programs in a noon session Friday, February 21, in the La Follette School conference room.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:00

Straka tackles pressures of globalization

Alex Straka wants to help solve the problems rooted in global economic integration. “The pressing issues of today are not just international but global,” the La Follette School student says.

Student Colin Christopher's documentary on microfinance in India, A Sinking Ship, Microfinance and the Andhra Pradesh Crisis, is available on YouTube.
Student Colin Christopher will show his documentary on microfinance in India and describe his internship in southern India in a brown bag session on Tuesday, November 1, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.

Automatic enrollment, set contribution levels and risk pooling are all tools that could boost Americans' retirement savings, La Follette School students report in a study prepared in the spring Workshop in Public Affairs.

Ways to help individuals battered by income volatility are outlined in a new report from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Two dozen La Follette School students descended on Chicago November 6 for a whirlwind career exploration visit, the second such event sponsored by the school in the past year.

Survivors of domestic violence can be helped if barriers to financial services are reduced or eliminated, La Follette School students note in a report prepared for the nonprofit organization The Financial Clinic.

 

Tuesday, 06 September 2011 00:00

Students to discuss internships Wednesday

Three La Follette School students will talk about their internship experiences in an informal lunchtime session on Wednesday, September 7, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.

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