Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) welcomed 26 women into its ranks after a leadership seminar in May led by La Follette School Director and Professor Susan Webb Yackee and Dennis Dresang, emeritus professor of public affairs and political science.

The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW–Madison has several events scheduled across the state in the next several weeks. The first event features Michael Murphy, who will discuss the state of contemporary politics in the United States, on Friday, March 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Fluno Center.

La Follette School student Erik Gartland and alumnus Brett Halverson (MPA ’14) were accepted into the New Leaders Council (NLC) fellowship program for spring 2019.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is hosting Purposeful Leadership: Life Lessons from Curt Culver, a public presentation on Wednesday, April 18.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs welcomes the creation of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Since its creation in 1983, the La Follette School has blended nonpartisan rigor in scholarship with a direct application of the Wisconsin Idea in practice.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs and the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed 37 legislators from 11 states and three Canadian provinces for the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD) in August. 

La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences committee.

La Follette School of Public Affairs alum Peter Tempelis is Wisconsin’s 2015 Assistant District Attorney of the year.

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:13

NIH chooses Herd for grant review panel

La Follette School professor Pamela Herd has been named to serve on the National Institutes of Health’s Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section.

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:40

Student wins seat on Madison city council

Student Sara Eskrich won a seat on the Madison Common Council in the April 7 election.

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