Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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1999 grad Tim Casper is the new executive assistant the Wisconsin's Department of Administration.

Alum Lisa Ellinger will participate in a legislative briefing on the use of health-care data to improve efficiency and quality of health care in Wisconsin. The briefing, "Health Care Quality, Effectiveness, and Value: How Might State of Wisconsin Investments Pay Off?," is Thursday, October 8, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in room 411 South of the State Capitol.

La Follette School grad Tom Loftus, the former ambassador to Norway and special advisor to the director of the World Health Organization, joins Kjell Magne Bondevik, former prime minister of Norway and founder of the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights, in a discussion about religion's role in international negotiations.
A new course on interest groups and their role in American government is offered this fall by La Follette School professor Susan Yackee.
1999 La Follette School alum Carrie Templeton is the new executive assistant at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. She oversees key activities and is a top adviser to Secretary Rick Raemisch, Deputy Secretary Ismael Ozanne and Governor Jim Doyle on legislative and policy matters.
A new study by La Follette School professor Susan Yackee demonstrates that public commenters who participate during the early phases of regulatory policymaking play an important agenda setting role.
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