Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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Health-care reform makes "free and vigorous" advocacy around private insurance issues available to more Americans, according to a study co-authored by 2002 alum Sarah Davis.
Monday, January 14, 2013

3 Policy and a Pint speakers set

The La Follette School's Policy and a Pint after-work speaker and networking series has another great lineup of speakers planned for spring semester, with the opening session on Wednesday, January 23.
Thursday, January 3, 2013

Tempelis seeks justice for crime victims

For Peter Tempelis, greater justice and protection for crime victims are the best outcomes. The 2006 alum has been applying his management and legal skills to achieve justice since he started as a student in the La Follette School's dual-degree program in law and public affairs.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Chase explores law, policy

Stephanie Chase knew she wanted to earn graduate degrees in public policy and law. So she and her father took a road trip that combined visits to major baseball league ballparks and Big 10 universities.

Nick Levine came to the La Follette School to pick up a few more analysis tools. "I have a background in the humanities, in East Asian studies with an emphasis on China," Levine says, "but my analysis suffered from a lack of understanding involving the economics, statistics and legal precedents used in the law and social sciences."

Peter Tempelis, 2006, is interim head of the Domestic Violence Unit of the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.
Friday, April 13, 2012

Students to discuss PMF process

Graduate students interested in a fast track to a career with the federal government can learn more about the Presidential Management Fellowship at a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Union.

Nate Inglis Steinfeld will present a paper that examines how federal law affects communication with tribes about disasters on Wednesday, April 11, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.

After college, Nate Inglis Steinfeld spent two years watching dedicated public servants within the complex world of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C. Eventually he decided he needed more education to pressure the system to aid communities, and so he enrolled at the La Follette School.

The opportunities and challenges encountered in the development of renewable energies to offset climate change is the subject of the Wisconsin International Law Journal 2012 Symposium on Friday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. at the Law School.
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