Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00

Manufacturing emissions to be discussed

The effects of carbon dioxide emission intensity of manufacturing firms in India on importing will be discussed in a La Follette School seminar Tuesday, February 3, from noon to 1:20 p.m. in Room 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden Drive, home of the university's School of Human Ecology.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:25

Margarita Northrop, MIPA/MPH

There is no policy school in the Midwest that offers more rigorous quantitative classes than the La Follette School. 

Sam Matteson came to policy analysis by way of studying music at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and then transferring to the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point to earn his degree in psychology.

Friday, 21 March 2014 00:00

Maxim helps countries fight pandemics

Alum Corina Maxim's job as a program officer with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a study in contrasts.

Foreign lobbying and human rights ratings will be discussed by University of Wisconsin-Madison political scientist Jon Pevehouse at the La Follette School's last seminar for the semester at noon on Tuesday, May 5, in the conference room.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011 09:50

McGuire to head to Afghanistan with Navy Reserve

Andy McGuire, who earned a Master of International Public Affairs degree in 2009, is in his second year with the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau, where his assignments have included audits of the Medicaid, Family Care and FoodShare programs. He will be shifting his focus back to international issues in January when he begins a one-year mobilization to Afghanistan with the Navy Reserve.
Alumni and friends are sharing ideas with students about jobs, connections between classroom and policy arena, and insights into the workaday world of public affairs through the La Follette School's mentoring program.
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 09:01

Mideast expert to discuss Egypt

Alum Katie Croake, program manager with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, will discuss recent events in Egypt in a presentation Tuesday, March 29, noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.

Christina Miller does not take her kitchen faucet for granted. "While I was in Tanzania in 2008, I watched a girl who was about 10 years old carry a 5-gallon water barrel to a community well," the international public affairs student says. "She filled it, put it on top of her head and walked off. I don't know how far she had to go, but I did not see any homes in the distance."

Tuesday, 23 February 2010 00:00

Miner manages wind-farm assets

As a wind farm asset manager for Chicago-based Invenergy, alum Laura Miner meets with landowners and state and local officials to discuss benefits of wind energy.

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