Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, 15 December 2011 09:12

Obey comments on state of politics

Former Wisconsin Representative Dave Obey shared insights about the state of politics during an event at the Urban Institute the La Follette School co-sponsored.
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.
Fred Olson believes service to the nation must be honored. Since 2009, the retired Army colonel has been devoting his attention to the Honor Flight program that raises money to organize charter trips for World War II veterans to visit the World War II Memorial and other memorials in Washington, D.C., dedicated to their service and sacrifices.

Ometere Omoluabi helps West African companies and governments overcome barriers to free trade. Based in Accra, Ghana, the 2008 alum serves as a liaison between the public and private sector to improve the trade and business climate for 15 countries that agreed in 1990 to duty-free trade.

Thursday, 20 March 2014 08:05

Opinions editor to be writer in residence

Robert Leger, the opinions editor of the Arizona Republic newspaper, will be on campus March 24-27 as the spring public affairs writer in residence.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:01

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.
Outreach director Terry Shelton is one of two La Follette School staff members who won professional development grants in a university-wide competition.
Friday, 10 July 2015 11:26

Paberzs makes public service a career

2005 alum Alan Paberzs is featured in an article on the Morgridge Center for Public Service.

New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor frequently writes about inequality, race, and incarceration. Most recently, she has focused on the consequences of incarceration on the communities left behind as well as “the stereotypical way that we look at who’s to blame that these families are this way.”

After a few years working in politics and for nonprofits, Mike Pearson decided that to have more of a positive impact on the causes he believes in, he should pursue an advanced degree.

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