Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 00:00

Pugh explores education policy

For Christa Pugh, education is the key for people who are poor or underserved by society to improve their lives. "I hope that by working in education policy, I will be able to empower students to achieve the goals they set for themselves," the first-year public affairs student says.

Thursday, 07 February 2013 00:00

Lu values practical training

Jiaqi Lu is confident technical skills in policy analysis will help him find work with an international organization and help him advance reforms underway in China. "I want to learn knowledge and skills about how to solve social issues and do my best to make some contribution to build a better world for everyone," the first-year international public affairs student says.

Monday, 11 February 2013 07:49

Ukrainian officials visit La Follette School

A delegation of six state and local government officials from Ukraine learned about the La Follette School and its role in the Wisconsin Idea during a visit in early February.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:14

2010 MIPA alum to discuss career, job search

Farha Tahir will Skype in from Washington, D.C., to discuss international jobs with La Follette School students at noon on Tuesday, February 19, in the La Follette School conference room.

Professor Menzie Chinn has become co-editor of the Journal of International Money and Finance. He also has been quoted about the United States' fiscal cliff by Reuters and der Tagesspiegel.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 11:06

Child care, women's labor supply to be discussed

Child care in Australia and its relationship to women's labor supply is the subject of a noon seminar on Tuesday, December 4, in the La Follette School conference room.
Friday, 24 August 2012 00:00

Cira helps countries manage urbanization

People in countries around the world are better able to manage rapid urbanization thanks to the problem-solving skills Dean Cira learned at the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs.

How the success of performance management in improving organizational  performance is contingent on the level of managerial authority will be  discussed in a noon seminar on Tuesday, November 6, in the La Follette School conference  room.
Monday, 22 October 2012 04:19

Students to watch last debate tonight

Students can eat pizza while watching the last presidential debate tonight, October 22, in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. The La Follette School Student Association will provide pizza and open the doors at 7 p.m.

The opportunity to combine nonprofit management with Southeast Asian studies brought Mengwei "Weiwei" Deng to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

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