Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Public policy is one of the variables that makes engineering needs for the electrical power system nearly impossible to forecast, but Dan Molzahn has a little more insight than some electrical engineers.

Wednesday, 02 November 2011 00:00

Myatt values, uses empirical data

The belief that objective evidence and rational conclusions can be engineered to craft sound public policy brings Jason Myatt to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Emily Plagman is using her organizational skills to help build a comprehensive, sustainable energy efficiency retrofit program for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings in the greater Chicago metropolitan area.

Thirty-seven prospective students gathered April 1 to learn more about the La Follette School during an open house.

The La Follette School's dual-degree program in public affairs and public health has received final approval from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School, and students can start enrolling this fall.

La Follette School student Emma Hynes is one of 100 women in Milwaukee October 23-24 learning the nuts and bolts of running for elected office through a training offered by the White House Project, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to advance a diverse, critical mass of women into leadership positions.

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.

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.

Academic debate in the classroom wasn't quite enough, Lara Rosen found, a discovery that eventually led her to enroll at the La Follette School of Public Affairs to study social and urban policy at the state and local levels.

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.

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