Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: undergraduates

In May, 79 students who received undergraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison also earned certificates from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

10 students enrolled in the La Follette School’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program will spend part of the summer in our nation’s capital through the Wisconsin in Washington (WiW) internship program.

Ten students who received undergraduate degrees from UW–Madison in December 2021 also earned a Certificate in Public Policy from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

 

The La Follette School’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program and corresponding coursework equips students to continue their studies at the graduate level in technical skills and in-class climate.

The La Follette School’s new Certificate in Health Policy allows undergraduate students to gain critical knowledge and experience before entering the job market or graduate school.

The La Follette School is seeking organizational partners to host student interns in its new Undergraduate Certificate in Health Policy.

For the 2021–22 academic year, the La Follette School’s Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program will increase its enrollment to more than 200 students.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Halpern-Meekin honored for mentorship

La Follette School Associate Professor Sarah Halpern-Meekin received an Exceptional Mentorship Award from UW–Madison’s Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) program this spring.

Sixty-four students who received undergraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in May also earned a Certificate in Public Policy from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Recognizing interest among undergraduate students to gain skills for improving the U.S. healthcare system, as well as demand among employers, the La Follette School of Public Affairs is launching a Certificate in Health Policy.

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