Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Saturday, 28 May 2011 03:54

School marks graduation at Capitol

Thirty-nine students celebrated their graduation from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
With a network of schools, scholars and problem-solvers across the country, the La Follette School is responding to the Startup America Policy Challenge.
Two former U.S. House representatives from Wisconsin will discuss the "Challenges for Public Leadership in Today's World" at the November 30 Paul Offner Memorial Lecture co-sponsored by the La Follette School.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is again sponsoring the annual Paul Offner lecture. Co-sponsored by the Urban Institute, the speech, in Washington, D.C., features Washington Post columnist and political analyst E.J. Dionne.

La Follette School of Public Affairs faculty will link public policy to the Wisconsin Idea in a symposium on Thursday, April 26, in Memorial Union's Tripp Commons, starting at 11:45 a.m.

"Policy and a Pint," the La Follette School of Public Affairs after-work speaker and networking series, is set to kick off Thursday, September 13, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison, from 5 to 7 p.m.

With advice from professor Susan Yackee, a U.S. senator has introduced legislation on regulatory policymaking to help prevent powerful special interests from "capturing" and controlling federal agencies that regulate their activities.
Thursday, 05 August 2010 10:21

Services for Dr. Clara Penniman on Saturday

Professor emeritus Clara Penniman, founder of the La Follette School's precursor, the Center for the Study of Public Policy and Administration, passed away Friday, January 30, at age 94.

A 2010 report by La Follette School students informed recommendations made by a City of Milwaukee task force on the city's sewer system.

Monday, 06 August 2012 07:28

Shelton ponders benefits of taconite mine

Outreach director Terry Shelton ruminates on how the taconite mine proposed for northern  Wisconsin could provide jobs and enhance the state's reputation for environmental innovation in an opinion piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the article …

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