Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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Alumni spanning four decades of graduation years gathered with La Follette School faculty, students, friends, and staff February 2 for a mid-winter reception at The Madison Club.

La Follette School Director Don Moynihan on February 1 gave a presentation about his book Toward Next-Generation Performance Budgeting, to a group of World Bank Group officials in Washington, D.C.

UW-Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) honored La Follette School Director Don Moynihan with a prestigious Kellett Mid-Career Award.

Since 2005, almost 40 students have benefitted from Mark Stone’s generous donations to the La Follette School of Public Affairs. Stone, who lives in Illinois, has given several gifts to the La Follette School over the past 10 years to help graduate students gain the skills needed to improve the lives of people in the United States through public service.

A new book co-authored by La Follette School Director Don Moynihan analyzes the difficulties that national governments have experienced in linking measurement of performance and results to the annual budget process.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Ryan Schowalter (MPA ’12)

The first year of the MPA program gave me the foundational skills needed to succeed in government and nonprofit work. During my second year, I was able to take courses in the School of Education while concurrently working for the state Department of Public Instruction.

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2016-006

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.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Kirsten Jacobson, MIPA

My interest in policy stems from the idea that if you would like to see positive change, you need to take informed action.

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