Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Public Service

A cost-benefit analysis by La Follette School students is cited several times in a health impact assessment of the predicted results of increased funds for treatment alternative and diversion programs, which include drug and alcohol treatment courts, day reporting centers, and mental health treatment courts.

La Follette School students shared their analysis of the costs and benefits for four municipalities to merge their fire departments and emergency medical services with officials in a December 17 presentation.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Dickinson plans to advocate for poverty policies

Student Michele Dickinson's desire to lead a nonprofit organization and advocate for state policies to address poverty arises from her experience as a single, teen mother in concert with her undergraduate majors and volunteer activities.

Women interested in advancing their skills in management, networking and leadership are encouraged to apply for Wisconsin's premier women's leadership seminar.
Former Wisconsin  congressman Steve Gunderson will deliver the annual Paul Offner Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, November 14, at 5 p.m. in the Pyle Center.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

News from faculty and staff

Updates from staff and faculty of the La Follette School.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Opportunities abound for alumni to gather

Several opportunities are available for La Follette School alumni and friends to get together to renew friendships, expand their networks and share ideas about public policies, including tonight's (October 17) Policy and a Pint.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Moynihan's research recognized

Two public administration organizations are honoring professor Donald Moynihan for his expertise in public management.
First-year student Princess Ojiaku shares her impression of the La Follette School and the University of Wisconsin–Madison in her Scientific American blog, Science with Moxie: Musical Notes on Neuroscience.
Monday, September 24, 2012

Student association elections underway

First-year students are voting this week to fill four positions on the La Follette School Student Association executive board. Online voting ends Wednesday, September 26, at 11:30 p.m.
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