Susan Webb Yackee, was one of seven new public members appointed to the assembly of Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) earlier this month.
Alex Conant (MPA ’03) is a founding partner at Firehouse Strategies, a bipartisan public affairs firm based in Washington, D.C. He joined the La Follette School’s Board of Visitors in April.
Internships and studies completed internationally allow students to learn from other cultures and bring those experiences back with them to be applied in the classroom and their future careers.
Our alumni are newsworthy! Their work and expertise have been highlighted in the media recently.
Terry Lierman (MA ’71) has dedicated his life to serving his community and improving policies and outcomes with a focus on the health, energy, and education fields.
La Follette School students researched policy solutions to would reduce the urban heat island effect in the City of La Crosse.
La Follette School faculty members Mark Copelovitch, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Tana Johnson, Tim Smeeding, and Manny Teodoro received awards this spring.
Jason Fletcher and Lauren Schmitz helped organize the inaugural The Advances in Social Genomics Conference.
Alum Lindsay Blumer (MPA ’04) was appointed to the Wisconsin Technical College System Board by Gov. Tony Evers.
Students concluded their graduate education this spring by completing projects addressing real-world challenges on behalf of clients from the public, non-governmental, and private sectors.