In January, students and staff from the La Follette School visited Washington, D.C., where graduate students had the chance to meet and learn from staff and alumni working on a variety of public policy issues at public, private, and nonprofit organizations
Checking in with La Follette alumni: Where are they now?
Alumni Ryan LeCloux and Hilary Shager share how their time at the La Follette School shaped their career paths and how they are affecting change in their current roles.
NPR’s Tamara Keith to speak about trust in media following alumni reception
The La Follette School is hosting NPR White House correspondent and PBS contributor Tamara Keith as its spring Journalist in Residence in March, with a public presentation on March 29.
Nemet co-authors inaugural report on the state of carbon dioxide removal
Professor Gregory Nemet helped lead a landmark report on the current state of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) in ongoing efforts to limit global warming.
Alumni News – February 2023
In energy policy, watchdog agencies, and beyond, our alumni are regularly sought after and recognized as policy experts.
Reschovsky report addresses property tax/school funding dilemma
A thoughtful mix of local property tax revenue and state aid can help public school systems provide high-quality education for all students, according to a new report co-authored by Professor Emeritus Andrew Reschovsky.
Board of Visitors spotlight: Carolyn Hill
Carolyn Hill (MA ’96) is a senior fellow at MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization.
Angela Maloney, MPA
“Learning more about the human impact of policy as well as the benefit of being able to obtain an MPA with just one additional year post-undergrad were huge draws for me.”
Troy Wilson, MPA
“I would like to use my La Follette education and previous experience in legislative and NGO settings to make a difference and promote the Wisconsin Idea.”
Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW)
“Throughout the internship, although I was working for a political party, most of my work was not political but rather informative.”