Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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.

 

While Megan Humphreys was in Costa Rica with the Peace Corps, she came to realize how many aspects of daily life she took for granted in the United States and that realization brought her to the La Follette School to earn a Master of International Public Affairs degree.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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.

2008 alum Brenda Mayrack has co-authored the revised Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs) Corporate Practice Series Portfolio: Unclaimed Property.
Friday, March 7, 2014

2002 alum wins health fellowship

2002 alum Sarah Davis has been selected to participate in the Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program.
Alum Ben Winig is partnering with communities around the United States so people can lead healthier lives by making the healthy choice the easy choice. The attorney and program director at ChangeLab Solutions provides legal and policy technical assistance to state and local elected officials, government agencies and community-based organizations.

Dana Gavrila was surprised the first time she drew on her economics training gained at the La Follette School of Public Affairs. As a tax attorney for Cheniere Energy in Houston, Texas, the 2012 alum helped to secure private letter rulings on specific tax issues at the state and federal levels.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Green Bay chamber honors 1990 alum

1990 alum Tim Nixon received a volunteer of the year award from the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber's annual dinner on October 7.

A new law should help slow the turnover of Wisconsin's prosecutors highlighted in a 2011 La Follette School report, as well as improve the delivery of justice in Wisconsin.

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.

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