Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
President Barack Obama has nominated La Follette School professor Maria Cancian for assistant secretary for children and families (family support) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The critical thinking skills George Rindelaub learned at what is now the La Follette School helped his Minnesota county reduce its jail population. The 1981 alum's ability to approach problems creatively won him recognition from the Minnesota Association of County Administrator.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 04:09

5 join student association board

Five first-year students are joining the La Follette School Student Association executive board after elections closed and the association moved to change its constitution to accommodate tie votes.
La Follette School students in the public management course heard  from three community leaders representing local government, state government,  and the nonprofit sector.
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:51

37 legislators engage in leadership training

The faces of three new Wisconsin legislators will go on the conference wall at the La Follette School of Public Affairs as recognition of their graduation from the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development.
Professor Donald Moynihan has been elected vice president of the Public Management Research Association.
Sunday, 21 April 2013 02:32

Students elect new board

The La Follette School Student Association elected its board for the 2013-14 academic year.
Monday, 18 February 2013 06:31

Distinguished economist Don Nichols dies

Donald Nichols, whose tenure leading the La Follette School of Public Affairs helped shape Wisconsin's economic development, died February 15 at age 72.

Allison Vaillancourt believes people should be treated well and that organizations should have healthy cultures — so much so that the Chronicle of Higher Education asked her to write a blog to share her perspectives. The 1990 alum provides strategic leadership in human capital and organizational culture at the University of Arizona, where she is vice president for the Division of Human Resources.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Mabrey focuses on quantitative skills

First-year student Steph Mabrey wants to have her career both ways. She wants to be able to analyze AND interpret someone else's analysis.

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