Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

By the time Shaun Hernandez was wrapping up his bachelor's degree, he was pretty sure he wouldn't go on to medical school.

For Kelsey Hill, involvement in the causes that interest her and affect her the most is of paramount importance. That tenet brings her to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree with an emphasis on education policy.

A belief in the power of policymakers to create public policy that helps people led Ellen Hildebrand to a career in urban planning and housing policy.

Having moved to Vietnam to teach English, Carly Hood kept finding she wanted to do more. She eventually enrolled at the La Follette School.

Thursday, 02 September 2010 00:00

Huber publishes book on immigration experience

Destinations and results are often unexpected, alum Leslie Albrecht Huber finds as she applies aspects of her La Follette training to her career as a freelance writer.

Wednesday, 14 October 2009 00:00

Hunter adds food policy to career menu

September was busy for Jonny Hunter. Not only did his start his second year of graduate school in the Master of Public Affairs program, but he helped to prepare a meal for author Michael Pollan the night after the writer lectured to 8,000 people as part of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Go Big Read program.

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 07:46

Ian Korpel, MPA, BESR

The analytical skills-based approach to teaching in coordination with the small class sizes have been hugely beneficial to my personal and professional career goals.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 07:29

Information sessions about degrees set

Prospective students can learn about what the La Follette  School offers through several in-person and online information sessions, including the Undergraduate Student Major Fair on October 24.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 07:22

Information sessions about MIPA, MPA set

Prospective students can learn about what the La Follette School offers through several in-person and online information sessions, including one today, October 16.

After college, Nate Inglis Steinfeld spent two years watching dedicated public servants within the complex world of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C. Eventually he decided he needed more education to pressure the system to aid communities, and so he enrolled at the La Follette School.

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