Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 14:04

Kirsten Jacobson, MIPA

My interest in policy stems from the idea that if you would like to see positive change, you need to take informed action.

Christopher Russell (MIPA/JD ’16) has been awarded a Fulbright Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice through the Clinton Public Policy Fellowship.

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.

Alum Bill Schmitt is spending the summer of 2015 at home in Wisconsin before starting a new position in Turkey, assisting with Catholic Relief Services' ongoing humanitarian needs. WauwatosaNow.com profiled him in a July 1, 2015, article. He graduated from the La Follette School in 2005 with a Master of International Public Affairs degree.

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.

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.

More than 50 La Follette School students celebrated graduation May 17 with a ceremony in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin Capitol.

2007 alum Raul Leon will speak Wednesday, April 22, about his career path that has led him to becoming an associate professor of higher education and student affairs at Eastern Michigan University.

Xin Nong has wide-ranging interests that he is now exploring through the La Follette School's international public affairs program.

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