Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: International

Friday, January 29, 2010

MIPA grad coordinates services in Sudan

To hear 2005 grad Bill Schmitt talk about his career, ending up in West Darfur, Sudan, was just a matter of good fortune.

Young women from the Middle East and North Africa gathered  in Doha, Qatar, to improve their leadership skills, thanks in part to the organizing efforts of La Follette School alum Katie Croake.

Given that La Follette School professors often go the extra mile for their students, Melanie Manion's offer to buy student Allison Quatrini lunch was not all that surprising. However, they had lunch in Beijing.

First-year international public affairs student Alison Patz will be going to Dubai for the Women as Global Leaders Conference in March.

La Follette School student Allison Quatrini is off to China for 14 months, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.

Jamisen Rueckert got a taste of her dream job last summer and an idea of what it takes to land it permanently some day. The La Follette School student interned with the Commercial Law Development Program, housed in the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of the General Counsel in Washington, D.C.

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