Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Addison Smith has found a way to bring together his diverse interests: a dual degree in international public affairs and law with a career goal of working in international copyright law.

The most recent episode of the Thank You, 72 podcast features Daniel Speckhard (MA ’82) and Laura Bunn, a student in the La Follette School’s Master of International Public Affairs (MIPA) program.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:00

Straka tackles pressures of globalization

Alex Straka wants to help solve the problems rooted in global economic integration. “The pressing issues of today are not just international but global,” the La Follette School student says.

The Georgetown Public Policy Review recently published a paper written by La Follette School student Sam Alhadeff. He wrote the paper, Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), for the Introduction to Policy Analysis course (PA 873) taught by Professor Dave Weimer.

La Follette School student Drew Buys attended the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., along with 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations during spring break.

First-year student Princess Ojiaku shares her impression of the La Follette School and the University of Wisconsin–Madison in her Scientific American blog, Science with Moxie: Musical Notes on Neuroscience.
Student Colin Christopher's documentary on microfinance in India, A Sinking Ship, Microfinance and the Andhra Pradesh Crisis, is available on YouTube.

Given that La Follette School professors often go the extra mile for their students, Melanie Manion's offer to buy student Allison Quatrini lunch was not all that surprising. However, they had lunch in Beijing.

La Follette School student Marissa Mommaerts is one of seven University of Wisconsin–Madison students or recent graduates who will represent the campus' student-run international development organization EDGE Project at the civil society component of the 2009 AGOA Forum, August 4-6 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Student Colin Christopher will show his documentary on microfinance in India and describe his internship in southern India in a brown bag session on Tuesday, November 1, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
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