Profiles and news about La Follette School students.
"Madison has a plethora of opportunities for government agencies and nonprofits as the state’s hub of those sectors."
"The MPA program allows me to supplement my public health knowledge with analytical tools."
"The access to resources and connections you receive when you’re a La Follette student is incredible!"
"I am continuously inspired by my peers’ expertise and passion and am happy to call many of them close friends."
"I was drawn to the Accelerated MIPA program when I learned that I could gain skills and earn a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in five years by the age of 22."
"While shaping and improving public policy is still a major interest of mine, I took an increasing interest in how government policies and programs are administered."
"If you are looking to create a better future for yourself or the world, you will have the opportunity to learn how to do that here at La Follette."
"As a true believer in 'The Wisconsin Idea,' I have always sought to take my own learning beyond the boundaries of this campus, help others, and create positive change."
"One of the most rewarding experiences at La Follette is being surrounded by a great cohort. Their talent, passion, and hard work also lifts me up as I continue to study."
"After two years as a Badger, I learned that the University of Wisconsin is not just another university but an institution with something different to offer."
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Student journalist Haoyan (Ken) Wang covered efforts to get out the vote ahead of the November midterm elections for a class project.November 18, 2022
Health Policy Certificate students have the opportunity to apply practical skills and knowledge gained during their coursework and develop skills in a professional setting through internships with the state legislature, nonprofits, healthcare organizations, and more.November 14, 2022
The certificates allow students to gain critical knowledge and experience before entering the job market or graduate school.October 17, 2022
Students in the La Follette School had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they were offered the chance to meet with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield.October 15, 2022
After a long two-year hiatus, UW–Madison policy students returned to Washington, D.C. this summer.October 14, 2022
Working in teams, students produce research-based, analytical, evaluative, and prescriptive reports for clients.September 17, 2022
This fall, the La Follette School welcomes 40 Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and 13 Master of International Public Affairs (MIPA) students.September 16, 2022
Four UW–Madison faculty members discussed the ways that rapidly rising costs impact students’ lives during a September Cap Times Idea Fest session at Chadbourne Hall.September 16, 2022
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