Forum sessions will focus on real-world examples of successful implementation strategies, with keynote addresses by former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card and political commentator and former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry.
Paul Ryan, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will visit campus on February 22 to share what he has learned from two decades in Congress through class visits, meetings with students and faculty, and a public presentation.
The 2023 Salute to Local Government will include a La Follette School-sponsored award recognizing innovative approaches to problem solving in state government.
As part of the Wisconsin Main Street Agenda project, the La Follette School co-hosted public forums throughout the state to discuss the issues that were most important to voters.
Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight shared insights into election forecasting and politics through a class visit, a conversation with local journalists, and a public talk.
At its annual membership conference in October, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities unveiled generous financial gifts to honor long-time League staff and support future La Follette School students.
The project, known as the Main Street Agenda, aims to bring La Follette’s policy expertise to a wider audience and lend context to the sound bites that characterize political campaign season.
Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) is accepting applications to its Leadership Seminar, a two-day professional development opportunity offered in partnership with the La Follette School.
The school honored 47 outstanding master’s degree graduates, grew its undergraduate course enrollment to more than 700 students, and continued to act as a convener of thoughtful debate.
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.