Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School alum Tamarine Cornelius of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will be the first speaker for the spring Policy and a Pint from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.

Angela Filer's desire to create change by developing policies and programs that reduce social ills brought her to the La Follette School to earn a Master of Public Affairs degree.

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 13:01

First award made from Doris J. Hanson Fund

C.P. Frost is the first student to receive scholarship funds from the Doris J. Hanson Fund. Community leaders established the fund after the longtime public servant passed away in 2006.

Colorado’s new Marijuana Enforcement Division has a sustainable and predictable financing plan thanks to La Follette School alum Dorinda Floyd.

Thursday, 19 January 2012 06:37

Former county executive to speak Tuesday

Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk will discuss her 30-year career in government at the La Follette School's first seminar for the spring on Tuesday, January 24, from noon to 1 p.m., in 114 Ingraham Hall.

Former governor Jim Doyle will teach a spring class on the politics of state policy issues at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Thursday, 07 March 2013 07:40

Forum to examine state budget

Economist Andrew Reschovsky is part of a forum discussing Wisconsin's state budget on Tuesday, March 12, at noon in the Education Building.

Sylvia Fredericks has experienced the good and the bad of Florida's higher education policy. The state covered her tuition, fees and book expenses for the four years she spent at the University of Florida. When she went to work for her alma mater, she saw students who were not prepared for college struggle and drop out. Her experiences prompted her to enroll at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Public school students who move do less well in school, a new study by La Follette School students finds.
Financial support for La Follette School students from Wisconsin is growing thanks to donations to two special funds.
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