Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School faculty share their expertise in many ways and in many places throughout the school year and during the summer. Here is a sampling of their activities:
Several La Follette School faculty members have been quoted in the media in recent weeks.
A La Follette School faculty member and a faculty affiliate will share their expertise with the Wisconsin Legislature by serving on two committees that will study state issues and make recommendations for the 2011-12 legislative session.

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson bemoaned the lack of bipartisanship in local and national politics during the Paul Offner Lecture sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Urban Institute.

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Gov. Thompson to give lecture September 30

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson will give this year's Paul Offner Lecture in Madison on Tuesday, September 30, at 5:30 p.m. in the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street.

Innovations in Milwaukee's sewerage district, a project to divert thousands of tons of street sweeping from landfills, and a novel adaptation of trucks to save labor and equipment in leaf collection have won Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for government innovation. The three winners will be honored in a ceremony at 2 p.m. today, May 7, in the Senate Parlor in the State Capitol.

Former Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle, who taught at the La Follette School in spring 2015, shares his thoughts on teaching, politics, public service and the role of the university in helping government work better in an article in On Wisconsin magazine.

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.

Friday, 11 October 2013 09:00

Green Bay chamber honors 1990 alum

1990 alum Tim Nixon received a volunteer of the year award from the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce at the chamber's annual dinner on October 7.
La Follette School economist Robert Haveman delivered the keynote address on October 21 at the Theory, Science, and Statistics in the Use of Benefit-Cost Analysis conference in Washington, D.C.
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