The U.S. tax code is an important tool to address social policy problems, Katherine Sydor came to realize during her first year as a student at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
The shrinking world draws Hilary "H.J." Waukau to international public affairs. "The world is becoming increasingly connected in a way never seen before," he says. "The unprecedented level of exchange across borders, not only in trade, commerce and communication, but also in ideology and culture puts a premium on all of us to think about how our actions affect communities around the world."