Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Ulrike Nischan and Rebecca McAtee will present their group's capstone workshop report at the Law and Society Association conference in San Francisco in June.

Keynote speakers Peter Hall of Harvard University and Gillian Tett of the Financial Times offered insights into the future of European integration and the political climate in the United States and abroad at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on April 6.

Alum Andria Hayes-Birchler is fighting global poverty as a development policy officer with the Millennium Challenge Corporation.

Monday, 06 August 2012 07:43

Herd: American Community Survey essential

Sociologist Pamela Herd outlines the necessity of the annual American Community Survey to provide policymakers with good data in the Milwaukee Journal SentinelRead the article …

Rachel Polster is mapping her future. The international public affairs student is spending the summer in Ecuador on a community development project to increase resident participation in the governance of Ibarra, a city of 110,000 people.

La Follette School student Allison Quatrini is off to China for 14 months, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.

More involvement by first-year students in the La Follette School Student Association board was formally institutionalized when the organization unanimously amended its constitution on March 26.

China's grassroots politics is changing — and political scientist Melanie Manion has a front-row seat. The highly accomplished scholar of Chinese politics and the political economy of good governance is completing a book, Information for Autocrats: Representation in Chinese Local Congresses for Cambridge University Press.

Whether social media can be an effective tool for governments to increase access for lower income and less-educated citizens will be discussed in a webinar on Wednesday, September 16, featuring La Follette School professor Donald Moynihan.

A governing body of stakeholders that decides which surgeries Medicare should fund could help save money and improve health outcomes of people on Medicare, professor David L. Weimer suggests in an article in the most recent La Follette Policy Report.
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