Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

James Gultry uses the keen policy analysis skills he learned at the La Follette Institute every day as he prepares a contract or agreement between the U.S. Agency for International Development and nongovernmental organizations working in Ghana, Liberia, Benin, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Pakistan, Afghanistan and most recently Ethiopia.

Monday, 12 January 2015 00:00

Health insurance costs report available

Research on health insurance costs conducted in part by a La Follette School alum looks at how Wisconsin State Employee Health Plan controls the rapid rise of health insurance costs in Dane County compared to Wisconsin's other counties.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:57

Holden discusses financial literacy

Professor emeritus Karen Holden comments on fostering financial literacy on a web site published by a credit card company.

Experience as a Fulbright scholar in Germany brought student Christine Durkin back home to Wisconsin to focus on domestic public affairs.

Isao Kamata has joined the La Follette School as an assistant professor of public affairs.
A project for the public affairs course 819 Advanced Quantitative Methods for Public Policy is the basis of an article written by a student and an alum that appears this month in an academic journal.

Finding himself in Manila as a regional cooperation specialist with the Asian Development Bank is a bit of a surprise for 2002 alum Shigeaki Kamo.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010 00:00

Kock wants all children to succeed in school

When her second year as a teacher ended, Sara Kock left her South Dakota school district saying, "I have to do something more to help those children succeed." She came to the La Follette School the next fall to gain the technical skills she needs to inform education policy.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009 11:53

La Follette School professors share expertise

La Follette School faculty have been sharing their ideas about poverty, the economy and career development.
The policy and budgetary implications of Wisconsin's budget repair bill will be explored at a La Follette School of Public Affairs forum today, February 25, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in 114 Van Hise Hall.
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