Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Jamisen Rueckert Brazys is a long way away from the Midwestern United States. After two years in Indiana and four in Wisconsin, the 2007 alum finds herself employed as a staff attorney for the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.

The opportunity to blend interests in China's language, culture and socioeconomic problems brings student Emily Brunjes to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Thursday, 21 April 2011 07:28

Campus honors Manion for teaching

Public affairs professor Melanie Manion will receive a Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award at a campus reception on Wednesday, April 27, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Fluno Center.
The EDGE Project, started in part by two public affairs students to facilitate community development in Uganda, is featured by the University of Wisconsin–Madison news site this week.

Government plays a crucial role in a well-functioning capitalist society. That tenet, shaped at the La Follette School, informs alum Mark Cassell's researching and teaching at Kent State University.

From Mali to Salt Lake City, La Follette School student Anne Chapman has seen the importance of well-informed, motivated community leadership — and the essential role a skilled analyst can play in sharing expertise about policy ramifications.

Tahira Chaudary is investing in her own education with an eye toward someday helping people in Pakistan develop their own human capital.

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.

La Follette School faculty member Menzie Chinn served as a Wim Duisenberg fellow at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, doing research on exchange rate modeling in July and August.

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.
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