News: Public Service
La Follette School faculty serve as editors and on editorial boards for a variety of academic journals, which are an important component of the service faculty provide in to expand human knowledge.
Rob Meyer is helping Wisconsin school districts do a better job. As the director of the Value-Added Research Center, the La Follette School research professor is helping districts across Wisconsin and the United States determine which programs and elements of teaching help students do better academically.
Don Moynihan wants to make interacting with government easier for everyone.The internationally recognized public management expert is focusing his studies on "administrative burdens" — the difficulties and impediments people encounter when they try to access government services.
To help make a retreat center in Uganda sustainable, La Follette School students advised the Global Livingston Institute to establish an Internet café and to switch the center's electricity source from a diesel generator to solar panels.