Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 14 December 2015 15:59

2015 Gladfelter Winners Announced

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is delighted to announce the 2015 winners of the Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 08:51

37 legislators engage in leadership training

The faces of three new Wisconsin legislators will go on the conference wall at the La Follette School of Public Affairs as recognition of their graduation from the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development.

Two alumni who are experts in human trafficking presented at a La Follette School symposium on modern-day slavery.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 12:41

Alumni, adjunct win election bids

Two alumni and an adjunct professor won their election bids in April's election.
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 00:00

Analysis course benefits state of Wisconsin

Public affairs students in David Weimer's cost-benefit analysis class are helping state agencies and community organizations make better decisions about criminal justice reform, environmental regulations, child welfare, mental health treatment and other policy areas.

A new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs may help Wisconsin prevent more cases of child abuse by detecting patterns associated with cases returning to the system after initially being screened out.

Improving nutrition and physical activity in child-care settings may be one of the best tools the state of Wisconsin could use to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity, which affects 14 percent of preschoolers and 9 percent of adolescents in the state.

A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel opinion article highlights research overseen by La Follette School professor Robert Meyer.

The practicality of the La Follette School program has stood Grant Cummings in good stead. In his position as an analyst with the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau, Cummings finds he has used something from nearly every course he took at La Follette, even though he has been on the job for less than a year.

1997 alum Kristi Thorson, director of external relations for the University of Wisconsin–Madison's School of Veterinary Medicine, was awarded the Athena Young Professional Award.
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