Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 07:15

U.S. Foreign Service officer to speak

A U.S. Foreign Service officer will discuss his career and experiences abroad in a La Follette School seminar on Monday, February 6, from noon to 1 p.m. in the school's conference room.
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.

Mother Nature saved some of the summer’s best weather for the La Follette School’s annual Hill Fest celebration. Atop Observatory Hill and under blue skies, more than 120 students, alumni, friends, faculty, and staff marked the start of the 2016–17 academic year with a picnic dinner and enthusiastic conversations.

Saturday, 29 August 2015 06:00

University honors Chinn with research award

La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn has received the Leon D. Epstein Distinguished Faculty Research Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s College of Letters & Science.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Water privatization in Bolivia to be discussed

Water, community and privatization in Bolivia will be discussed at the La Follette School seminar at noon Tuesday, December 2, in the school’s conference room.

Economic interests and not geopolitical hegemony are behind China's increased economic activity in South Asia, a new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs finds.
2000 alum Fumihiro Ono reports Governor Kensaku Morita of Japan's Chiba Prefecture will be in Madison on Thursday, May 6, to mark the 20th anniversary of Wisconsin's sister-state relationship between Wisconsin and Chiba.

Mark Copelovitch of UW-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2017 Vilas Associates Award for his project How Do International Economic Shocks Influence Domestic Politics?

Alum Saul Wolf connects quality, low-cost money transfer firms to credit unions, financial  cooperatives and other micro-finance entities as remittances manager at the World Council of Credit Unions.

Students in the domestic and international public affairs workshops covered topics that included municipal fees, methods for evaluating countries requesting U.S. aid, and options for allocating state child welfare dollars to Wisconsin counties.

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