Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
When La Follette School professor emeritus Dennis Dresang welcomed former student Yeshey Zimba to a dinner in downtown Madison, they completed a circle begun in the 1970s when Dresang taught the  young scholar from Bhutan.
Wednesday, 23 September 2009 00:00

Alum serves as international trade consultant

1980 alum Anthony Carroll has served since 1995 as vice president and managing director of Manchester Trade Ltd., one of Washington, D.C.'s premier international trade and business consulting groups.

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.
La Follette School grad Tom Loftus, the former ambassador to Norway and special advisor to the director of the World Health Organization, joins Kjell Magne Bondevik, former prime minister of Norway and founder of the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights, in a discussion about religion's role in international negotiations.

Alum Pamela Ritger will speak on Saturday, June 14, as part of an ecological sustainability panel.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:27

Alumna Bower has papers published by USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published several papers written by Alisha Bower (MPA ’16) while she was an international agriculture intern in Lima, Peru. The papers focus on biotechnology, climate change, and trade issues related to Peru’s agricultural industries as the country’s new president – Pedro Pablo Kuczynski – assumed office.

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 12:33

Alumni association honors Khanal

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored alum Shisir Khanal for development work building international organizations from the bottom up.

Two alumni who are experts in human trafficking presented at a La Follette School symposium on modern-day slavery.

Christopher Russell (MIPA/JD ’16) has been awarded a Fulbright Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice through the Clinton Public Policy Fellowship.

Daniel Speckhard (MA ’82), a member of the La Follette School’s Board of Visitors, is leading the unified Lutheran World Relief-IMA World Health, after the two faith-based humanitarian organizations merged January 1. Speckhard, a former US ambassador, has led Lutheran World Relief since 2014.

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