For situations involving Wisconsin elections and numbers, La Follette School alum Brian Bell is the man to turn to.
Having applied his commitment to public service, as well as his organizational and planning talents, to the U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, French high school students and a food service for homeless people, Isaac Eagan now wants to serve the federal government by advancing U.S. interests abroad.
The first project for which alum Danielle Giese was the analyst in charge hit home: Her father administered a grassroots community program that is funded by the U.S. Office of Community Services.
More than 70 friends, family, and colleagues, including 15 La Follette School alumni, gathered to celebrate the return of Andy McGuire, '09, from a yearlong tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Lieutenant colonel Jeffrey Kurka moved from his position as the department chair of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Army ROTC to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa in Djibouti as of May 2010.
On September 11, 2001, Matthew Mayeshiba was a freshman planning to study viola at the University of Minnesota. But by 2005, with the invasion of Iraq and the presidential election, "there seemed to be so many more important things in the world," says Mayeshiba, who joined the military in 2006 and later enrolled at the La Follette School.