Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

"Policy and a Pint," the La Follette School of Public Affairs after-work speaker and networking series, is set to kick off Thursday, September 13, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street in Madison, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 09:19

School welcomes new students

The La Follette School welcomes its entering class with an orientation session Wednesday, August 28, that includes advice for the first semester, an overview of the school and its resources, plus introductions to faculty, staff and continuing students.
Friday, 17 August 2012 10:57

School welcomes new students

The La Follette School welcomes its entering class of 59 students with an orientation session Thursday, August 30, that includes advice for the first semester, a run-down on curricular and academic information, and an introduction to faculty, staff and continuing students. The session starts at 9 a.m. in the Education Building on Bascom Hill.
Monday, 03 November 2014 00:00

Second-year MPAs lead Penny Wars

With five days left, La Follette School faculty and staff are not faring well in the Penny Wars that have so far raised $102.41 for Doctors without Borders.

La Follette School Associate Director Hilary Shager (MPA ’05, PhD ’12) has accepted a position with the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at UW–Madison. She begins her duties as IRP’s associate director of programs & management/researcher Monday, March 5.

The decline of wage-labor opportunities, marriage and family stability – especially for unskilled younger adults – puts many Wisconsin families at a cumulative disadvantage, La Follette School Professor Tim Smeeding told members of the Wisconsin Future of the Family Commission.

Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00

Students celebrate graduation

Forty-nine La Follette School students marked their graduation from the professional master’s program with a May 18 ceremony in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin Capitol.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 11:26

Students network with alumni, friends

Alumni and other public policy professionals sat down with first-year La Follette School students to talk about careers at a speed-networking session October 28.

Two dozen La Follette School students descended on Chicago November 6 for a whirlwind career exploration visit, the second such event sponsored by the school in the past year.

Friday, 23 September 2011 10:54

Students plan fall social events

A number of social events for La Follette School students are on tap this fall, including a happy·hours on Monday, September 26, at Vintage Spirits & Grill, 529 University Avenue, from 5 to 7 p.m.
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