Four La Follette School alumni will be featured as panelists at the La Follette Forum: Climate Policy on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. The daylong conference also brings a diversity of voices, including youth, to one of the most important issues across the globe.
Jon Leibowitz, chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from 2009 to 2013, will serve as the La Follette School’s first Policymaker in Residence in October. Leibowitz received his bachelor’s degree in American history from UW–Madison and his doctor of law degree from the New York University School of Law.
The 2020–2021 academic year gave the La Follette School many opportunities to celebrate, despite the many unprecedented challenges. The School welcomed 11 faculty members, honored 50 amazing master’s degree graduates, and grew its undergraduate course enrollment to more than 400 students.
The Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars’ Legislative Advisory Board has chosen Rebuilding the Child Care Infrastructure as the topic of discussion for the 2022 seminar.
La Follette School Professor David Weimer has been selected to receive the inaugural Policy Field Distinguished Contribution Award from the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM).
Alumni Maria Milano (MA ’92) and Steve Johnson (MA ’91) have owned and operated Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery in Kewaunee, Wis., since 2005. Eight years later, they added a winery in Sturgeon Bay, Door 44. Both locations are …
The La Follette School is hosted writer and commentator David Brooks on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.
“In the summer of 2021, I worked as Policy Research Intern for the Wisconsin Policy Forum, a nonpartisan research organization dedicated to conducting data-driven research and analysis in order to inform debate and effective decision-making in Wisconsin.”
Internship Location: Madison WI Organization Type: State Government Policy Areas: Performance Evaluation This summer I interned in the performance evaluation division at the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau. The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan service …
Internship Location: Madison WI Organization Type: State Government Policy Areas: Environment/Renewable Energy As the Renewable Energy Fellow at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), I worked in the Executive Office developing policies to support the …