Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Nina Carlson is helping Wisconsin become greener and more energy efficient as the senior policy analyst and federal liaison for the Wisconsin state energy office.

When the telephone rang that March morning, Ana Carricchi hadn't yet looked outside. She was in Madison to visit the La Follette Institute to see if the University of Wisconsin-Madison would be the best place for her to earn a master's degree in public affairs.

Thursday, 21 January 2010 09:57

Casper appointed deputy revenue secretary

1999 alum Tim Casper is the new deputy secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
After reaching his career goal of serving as an appointed official in a governor's administration, alum Tim Casper is back in the higher education realm as public affairs and government relations manager for Madison Area Technical College.
Twenty-five years ago they were juggling child care, jobs and commutes into Madison to attend their public affairs classes. Now, still drawn together by a love of political talk, the La Follette Lunch Bunch members pass around photos of grandchildren while they debate local and national politics and public policy.

From Mali to Salt Lake City, La Follette School student Anne Chapman has seen the importance of well-informed, motivated community leadership — and the essential role a skilled analyst can play in sharing expertise about policy ramifications.

Articles in the Wall Street Journal and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have included comments from international finance expert professor Menzie Chinn, whose Econbrowser blog was ranked in the top 25 financial blogs by Time.com.
The La Follette School of Public Affairs outreach office is helping to organize a conference on educational accountability on Thursday, July 28, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Pyle Center.

Alum Tamarine Cornelius wants to people to have the information they need to make up their own minds about state budget issues and to help them connect the dots between budget issues.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 05:09

Cosh leads communications at DNR

1993 alum Bill Cosh is the new communications director of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Page 5 of 29