Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Students

La Follette School students benefitted from generous La Follette School alumni and other public policy professionals who participated in mock interviews Tuesday, November 1. The activity is one aspect of the Professional Development Workshop course (PA 800), a requirement for first-semester students.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Students, faculty talk election impact

As the 2016 presidential election draws near, five La Follette School faculty members shared their expertise on several key policy issues with more than 30 students, staff, and colleagues Tuesday. The hour-long discussion was part of the Public Affairs Seminar (PA 802) course.

Former Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and 11 La Follette School students chatted about the upcoming election and a wide range of policy issues October 27 during an informal gathering at Union South.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Workshop project proposals sought

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking client-based projects for students in its Workshop in Public Affairs and Workshop in International Public Affairs courses. Applications from public, nonprofit, or private-sector organizations are due December 1. Alumni are encouraged to apply.

Serving others is a high priority for students at the La Follette School of Public Affairs. So it should come as no surprise that alumni eagerly volunteer with their alma mater.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Beth Miller, MPA

The classmates and professors I’ve met are some of the smartest, most reflective, and most passionate people I have known.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

La Follette in D.C. reception is November 3

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is hosting a reception for alumni, friends, faculty, students, and staff Thursday, November 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Clyde’s of Gallery Place in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

57 students, new faculty member join La Follette

The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed 57 first-year students and one new faculty member to start the 2016–17 academic year. Assistant Professor Yang Wang, a 2003 alumna of the La Follette School, returned to campus after seven years at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.

Steve Kulig and Hilary Shager will share information about the highly selective Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program Tuesday, September 13 at 11 a.m.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Sophia Rogers, MPA/JD

I would like to work in climate-change policy. I’m very interested in solar radiation management and its legality.

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