The first project for which alum Danielle Giese was the analyst in charge hit home: Her father administered a grassroots community program that is funded by the U.S. Office of Community Services.
La Follette School economist Jason Fletcher has been elected to the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's Policy Council, the organization's governing body.
The opportunity to study nonprofit leadership brought Shiyao Cao to the La Follette School of Public Affairs. "When I was researching graduate schools, not many provided classes in nonprofit management," the second-year student says. "The La Follette School's Master of Public Affairs degree program lets me customize my classes to fit my interests."
The La Follette School Student Association is running a food drive through Second Harvest's Share Your Holidays campaign through Tuesday, December 2.
Four first-year students are joining the La Follette School Student Association executive board after fall elections.
La Follette School students heard from three high-level managers in a panel discussion that was part of the public management course taught by Professor Donald Moynihan.
The faces of three new Wisconsin legislators will go on the La Follette School conference room wall after they complete the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development that meets August 8-11 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
La Follette School faculty affiliate Lawrence (Lonnie) M. Berger took over as director of the Institute for Research on Poverty today (August 1).
An undergraduate course on inequality in the United States prompted Gabrielle Elzinga-Marshall to pursue public policy instead of the political science/research track.
When Tyrel Zich graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, he knew he wanted to add a strong quantitative skill set to his foundation of qualitative skills, so he came to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.