The past holds the secrets of good leadership. Alum Jeff Appelquist believes this tenet so fervently he has built a business on it: Blue Knight History Seminars, LLC, a company that offers leadership and team development training centered on visits to great American battlefields.
Destinations and results are often unexpected, alum Leslie Albrecht Huber finds as she applies aspects of her La Follette training to her career as a freelance writer.
The La Follette School experienced a rebirth of sorts Wednesday. A graft from the long-standing, much-beloved President’s Oak was planted near Washburn Observatory during a ceremony celebrating both the future and the past.
Professor emeritus Clara Penniman, founder of the La Follette School's precursor, the Center for the Study of Public Policy and Administration, passed away Friday, January 30, at age 94.
Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine, often looks to the past to explain the present.