Events

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


Learn more about the different public event series we host each year.

Featured events

The United States Capitol in winter at twilight.

La Follette in D.C. Alumni Reception

January 18, 2023 — 5:30 pm

Washington, D.C. area alumni and friends are invited to a reception with visiting students and faculty at Clyde’s of Gallery Place with visiting students.

Register

Former Speaker Paul Ryan speaking at podium

Policymaker in Residence: Speaker Paul Ryan

February 22, 2023 — 6:00 pm

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

Registration opens Feb. 1

From foreground to background, Lake Monona, the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, the Wisconsin State Capitol and Lake Mendota are pictured in an aerial view of the downtown Madison skyline.

La Follette Forum 2023: All Policy is Implementation

March 1, 2023 — 9:00 am

At the fourth annual La Follette Forum, public management experts will address how government response and services drive American trust in government.

Register

Calendar

FAO Schwarz Fellowship info session

Online event

In the two-year fellowship program, graduating undergraduate seniors are placed in paid positions at nonprofit organizations.

LinkedIn Headshot Event

SuccessWorks, University Book Store Building, Suite 300 711 State Street, Madison, WI

SuccessWorks is taking free professional headshots for UW–Madison students. Bring your student ID.

Prospective Graduate Student Information Session

Observatory Hill Office Building, Conference Room 110 and Zoom 1225 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI

The La Follette School will hold several prospective graduate student information sessions this fall.

SuccessWorks Job Shadow Program

Various locations

Undergraduate certificate students may shadow a professional over winter break to experience a day in their position.

La Follette in D.C. Alumni Reception

Clyde's of Gallery Place 707 7th Street, Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. area alumni and friends are invited to a reception with visiting students and faculty at Clyde’s of Gallery Place with visiting students.

Recruitment and retention | DEI strategic planning session

Ingraham Hall, room 122 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI

La Follette School students, faculty, and staff will be developing concrete goals related to under-represented minority student recruitment and retention and faculty and staff diversity.

Policymaker in Residence: Speaker Paul Ryan

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