Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Public Service

The Wall Street Journal rates professor Menzie Chinn's Econbrowser blog ninth out of the top 25 economics blogs.

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.

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.

This summer, La Follette School student Michael Rodriguez is taking his firsthand knowledge of how national transportation policies are developed on the road to Chicago.

A lecture on November 14 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will honor Paul Offner's memory.

The $1.6 million for a one-stop Development Services Center that is wending its way through the City of Madison's capital budget approval process is based on a recommendation from a 2005 report by six La Follette School students.

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