Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 00:00

Senior managers talk with students today

Four senior managers are sharing advice and their experience today, April 20, with students enrolled in the public management course.

Thursday, 05 August 2010 10:21

Services for Dr. Clara Penniman on Saturday

Professor emeritus Clara Penniman, founder of the La Follette School's precursor, the Center for the Study of Public Policy and Administration, passed away Friday, January 30, at age 94.

Every day Hilary Shager uses the skills she learned at the La Follette School. "I am living program evaluation," says the 2005 alum and Wisconsin Department of Families and Children research analyst.

At the macro level, good health policy is a matter of choice for Lilly Shields. At the micro level, choices may not be so clear. The four years Shields has spent as a public affairs and law student thinking about the effects of health-care legislation and policy have only solidified her belief that the policy a society enacts is a matter of choice.

Wednesday, 31 March 2010 00:00

Silver shares expertise on human trafficking

2006 alum Karina B. Silver has been researching human trafficking since 2004 when she was a La Follette School student interning at the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance. She will be part of a panel discussion on modern slavery at 10:30 a.m., April 30, at in the Sewell Social Sciences Building.

Grant Sim has a career that is exactly in the field he wanted: policy analysis and public administration in the field of education.

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 00:00

Singletary advises on utility issues

As a rate analyst and policy advisor for the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin's Division of Gas and Energy, Corey Singletary works primarily on electric and gas and utility issues related to renewable energy, energy efficiency, and smart grid technologies.

1977 alum Jon Skavlem's diligence ensures businesses know they are paying their fair share of taxes.

Wednesday, 31 March 2010 00:00

Smirnova tackles modern-day slavery

2008 alum Marianna Smirnova is the human trafficking policy specialist at the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault and coordinator of the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance's Human Trafficking Committee. She will be part of a panel discussion on modern slavery at 10:30 a.m., April 30, at the Sewell Social Sciences Building.

After 10 years as a program analyst, admissions counselor and director of institutional research, 2005 alum Natalie Walleser Solverson describes herself as a storyteller.

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