Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The abundance of networking opportunities has allowed me to speak with professionals about their careers to determine if it is something I might enjoy, and a few conversations I’ve had have resulted in internship offers.

La Follette School alumnus Peter Tempelis (MPA, JD ’06) received a Forward under 40 Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) on February 2.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 08:06

Vin Gathing, MIPA, JD

I’ve always been interested in international affairs, development, politics, and governance. La Follette’s MIPA is great with all of them.

Saturday, 10 December 2016 16:58

Ruanda McFerren, MPA, MS

I chose to pursue an MPA and an MS in urban planning to gain a deeper understanding of the policies that shaped the social environments I encountered in my work.

Monday, 05 December 2016 11:27

Aaron Dumas (MPA, JD '15)

La Follette helped set me apart from other young lawyers and provided a certain rigor in policy, writing, and analysis that gives me confidence and credibility in a lot of areas that I would not have otherwise had.

More detailed analysis of how English language learners score on proficiency tests could help Wisconsin school districts improve their academic achievement, La Follette School students recommend in a new report.

More than 50 La Follette School students celebrated graduation May 17 with a ceremony in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin Capitol.

After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in eastern Ukraine, Christopher Russell came to recognize Americans should strive to protect and improve the U.S. justice system. "I realized during my travels that our country's rule of law, while far from perfect, is a unique and very important characteristic," the La Follette School student says.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 00:00

2008 alum wins Delaware auditor primary

Alum Brenda Mayrack won the September 9 primary for Delaware state auditor. She takes on the incumbent in the November 4 election. Mayrack completed dual degrees in public affairs and law in 2008.

 

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00

2008 alum running for Delaware auditor

Attorney and 2008 alum Brenda Mayrack is running to become Delaware’s state auditor, with a primary scheduled for September 9.

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