For Sean Stalpes, much of his job satisfaction comes from helping parties with different points of view reach consensus. The 2009 grad is an energy technologies specialist with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
La Follette School student Kayla Brenner is spending her summer convincing businesses to do more to improve the health of people in Wisconsin communities.
Anne Gargano Ahmed wants to make sure consumers are helping to shape health care policy. "My family experienced the devastating consequences of being uninsured, and I am dedicated to protecting other families from similar experiences," the continuing student says.
Recent alum CP Frost discusses in a Scientific American blog the tension that can exist between politicians and scholars who seek government funding for research.
The only commonality among Elizabeth "Buff" Wright's career job descriptions has been "other duties as assigned." Now assistant vice president and secretary to the board of trustees of Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences in Claremont, California, the 1981 La Follette alum is helping to establish a school of biopharmacy that will prepare pharmacists to work in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries as well as in modern pharmacy practice.