Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Students

How temporary governments formed through negotiated settlements between opponents with the intent to end or forestall conflict end up dissolving is the topic of a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

More than 50 La Follette School students celebrated graduation May 17 with a ceremony in the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin Capitol.

Donations are being accepted to help people in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake that hit April 25.

The costs of installing a residential solar energy system seem to vary by the amount of competition in a market, the type of installer and by geographical area, new research suggests.

Wisconsin is likely to see the most growth in available jobs in management and professional services to business, health care and social services, and leisure and recreation services into 2020, according to a report prepared for Competitive Wisconsin's BE BOLD 3 initiative by two La Follette School professors.

Monday, April 13, 2015

State attorneys group thanks student

The Wisconsin District Attorneys Association presented a plaque to La Follette School student Scott Wood April 10 to recognize his contributions to the interests of justice and public safety in Wisconsin.

The pricing of installed solar photovoltaic systems in the United States from 2000 to 2013 will be discussed in a noon seminar on Tuesday, April 21, in the La Follette School conference room. Professor Greg Nemet and student Eric O’Shaughnessy will present.

An analysis by La Follette School students that could help the state of Illinois reduce its corrections costs is available online as a working paper.

Student Sara Eskrich won a seat on the Madison Common Council in the April 7 election.

Two graduating Master of Public Affairs students, Don Eggert and Ben Emmel, have reached the finalist stage of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program that places recent graduates with federal agencies for two-year assignments.

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