I recommend (that prospective students choose their) courses carefully and ask for plenty of advice from faculty, alumni, etc. You may realize you could use certain kinds of skills for your future career, and if you learn about them early, you can pick appropriate courses. You have only four semesters at the La Follette School, so every course counts.
Hometown Bakersfield, CA Undergraduate education Bachelor’s degree in political science and ethnic studies, minor in law and society, University of California, San Diego Professional/research interests Community development, civic engagement, youth leadership, minoritized communities, workers’ rights, …
I have been an active volunteer since I went to college, and I am always willing to help others and try to solve social issues such as lack of education in rural areas, poor living conditions in orphanages, severe air pollution, and so on.
Wisconsin Women in Government’s first virtual Scholarship and Recognition Gala will feature Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, authors of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The April 14 gala begins at 5:30 p.m. CT., and tickets are available online.
“I met with the incredibly kind and accommodating faculty at the La Follette School and was blown away by the tightly knit academic community they have cultivated.”
“The small class size has allowed me to meet some amazing people who have helped make virtual learning easier.”
As the Spring 2021 Public Affairs Journalist in Residence, Amy Westervelt will discuss the news media’s role in the fossil fuel industry’s efforts to block climate action and obscure climate science. Westervelt’s presentation, Widening the Circle of Accountability: Media & the Climate Debate, will be livestreamed at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21.
Andrew D. Kemp (MA ’91) passed on February 8 at the age of 53 from complications of COVID-19. His immediate family called him Andrew all his life, but as an adult, he asked to be …
If your life has turned out well, congratulations. But don’t rush to take credit for it, because good and bad luck are partly a matter of genetic inheritance, according to the emerging field of social genomics.
La Follette School Professor Dave Weimer conducted research to calculate the value of statistical dog life. In other words, how much Americans are willing to pay, on average, to reduce their pet’s risk of dying. The numbers tell us how owners implicitly value their dogs.