Upcoming events hosted by the La Follette School of Public Affairs and our partners.

Recordings of many of our events are on our YouTube channel.

Advances in Social Genomics Conference

Memorial Union, Tripp Commons 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI

This two-day conference will showcase scholarship that considers biodemographic factors across the life course that shape health and aging processes.

Fall Picnic

Washburn Observatory 1401 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

La Follette School students, staff, faculty, and faculty affiliates are invited to the school's annual fall picnic.

Policymaker in Residence: Speaker Paul Ryan

Shannon Hall, Memorial Union 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

During a public presentation, former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will share policy insights from two decades in Congress.

Featured events

Photo of 2022 Graduation Ceremony in the Assembly Chambers

La Follette School Graduate Student Graduation

May 14 — 11:00 am

The La Follette School will celebrate graduating MPA and MIPA students during a ceremony in the Assembly Chambers of the State Capitol building.

Featured events

Photos of alumni and friends gathering from the 2022 reception at the Overture Center for the Arts.

Alumni and Friends Reception 2023

March 29 — 5:00 pm

Alumni and the La Follette School community members are invited to our annual social event.


Photo of Tamara Keith.

Tamara Keith | 2023 Offner Lecture

March 29 — 7:00 pm

National Public Radio White House Correspondent Tamara Keith presented the 2023 Paul Offner Lecture.