Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

How temporary governments formed through negotiated settlements between opponents with the intent to end or forestall conflict end up dissolving is the topic of a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Migration from South Asia bears continued monitoring, La Follette School students advise in a report written for the U.S. Government Office of South Asia Analysis.

A  workshop report by students in the international public affairs program is a  finalist for the Marykathryn Kubat Award given by the American  Association for Budget and Program Analysis.

Three students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs conducted field research overseas during spring break as part of their Master of International Public Affairs capstone project.

Graduating students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs addressed household financial management, educational approaches for disadvantaged children, economic development strategies, and other challenging issues through the school’s capstone courses.

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 00:00

Students intern in Uganda

La Follette School students Troy Hoppenjan and Christina Miller spent part of their summers in Uganda and had the chance to meet up for a day.

In tandem with the La Follette School's symposium on modern-day slavery, students are raising money for Free the Slaves, the nonprofit organization supported by Ben Skinner, the keynote speaker for the symposium and author of A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery.

From suggesting ways to improve food safety to evaluating countries that receive U.S. aid, policy analysis and recommendations by La Follette School students are now on the desks of policymakers across Wisconsin and around the world.

The U.S. Office of Radiological Security has new ways to decide which countries are good candidates for swapping out machines used to treat cancer and thus reducing the possibility of theft of nuclear and radiological material that could be used to make weapons.

Friday, 14 September 2012 07:56

Students to describe internships

Students Selina Eadie and Rachel Polster will talk about their summer internship experiences at noon on Tuesday, September 18, in the La Follette School conference room.
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