Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 26 May 2010 10:02

La Follette hosts delegation from Moldova

La Follette Outreach Director Terry Shelton helped brief a delegation of doctors and hospital administrators from Moldova on governmental affairs during their three-day visit to Madison in May.
A bill on drunken drivers and a pharmaceutical agent to treat alcoholism under consideration in the Wisconsin Legislature is informed by research of La Follette School director Carolyn Heinrich, who testified at a hearing on the bill on September 30.

Five charter members have joined a newly established Board of Visitors for the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, according to Professor Susan Yackee, director of the school.

Aaron Dumas, a La Follette School student and project assistant for the Evidence Based Health Policy Project , organized a major statewide conference on opioid abuse with the project in mid-February.

The faces of three new Wisconsin legislators will go on the La Follette School conference room wall after they complete the Bowhay Institute of Legislative Leadership Development that meets August 8-11 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

A bipartisan professional development class designed for staff of the Wisconsin Assembly is being offered in January by the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Thursday, 21 July 2011 07:34

LA Times writer to be in residence

Jeff Gottlieb, a  senior writer at the Los Angeles Times, will be the fall public affairs writer in residence the week of October 30-November 3.

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

Paying $2 for a $1 bill sounds a little loopy
Friday, 09 September 2011 12:42

Legislators look to past, future

The crowd could not stop gawking at the class photo of 2004 on the wall of the La Follette School conference room. There, on the left in the second row, was former Minnesota Senator Michele Bachmann, now a Minnesota congresswoman and Republican Party presidential candidate.
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