Working in public service was a lifelong interest for Erin Probst, and her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs made it a reality.
After growing up in a small town in India and studying at an agriculture and technology university there, Pallavi Phartiyal made a drastic life change.
As the assistant director of development and training at California Primary Care Association, Jodi Samuels hasn’t followed the standard career path of an alumna with a PhD in French.
With the company’s first calendar year in the books, ETO Consulting’s founder and president, and UW–Madison alumnus, Tom Kuplic, finds himself the happiest and most successful he’s ever been.
Science writer, Timothy Oleson, is the first to admit he followed a roundabout path to combine his range of interests, and land a job that strings together his years of studying them.
From a young age, Kate Baldwin was interested in how visual illustrations in text books helped to communicate complex theories.
Learning the English language is tough, especially as a young child in elementary school who also needs to perform well on standardized tests.
Years of service to Wisconsin’s public schools culminated in a surprise announcement from Mike Gonzalez’s superintendent that he had been named the Junior and Middle School Administrator of the Year by the Wisconsin Association of School Councils in the spring of 2015.
Growing alongside the up-and-coming local success story of Phoenix Nuclear Labs, UW–Madison alumnus, Evan Sengbusch, exemplifies how a well-rounded résumé of expertise, and a push from an advisor can lead to extraordinary post-graduate ventures.
Examining the résumé of Liz Percak-Dennett, a Wisconsin alumni who completed her PhD in geoscience in 2014, would bring pride to any fellow Badger, and awe to any employer, including Hess Corporation in Houston – the lucky one that snatched her up right out of an internship.