Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

As the United States faces its most serious challenges in recent history, UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs is offering a series of livestreamed events leading up to the Nov. 3 election.

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 10:10

Faculty offering election-year insights Oct. 2

Four La Follette School faculty members will join WisPolitics.com President Jeff Mayers for Swing State Wisconsin: The Major Issues for Voters this November, an online panel discussion at noon Friday, October 2.

Former Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and 11 La Follette School students chatted about the upcoming election and a wide range of policy issues October 27 during an informal gathering at Union South.

Keynote speakers Peter Hall of Harvard University and Gillian Tett of the Financial Times offered insights into the future of European integration and the political climate in the United States and abroad at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on April 6.

Sarah Kliff, one of the country’s leading health policy journalists, will share her insights on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what repeal of the law will mean for millions of people who rely on it for health insurance coverage at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 29 at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs and UW–Madison’s Department of Political Science are partnering with the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) for a series of Real Town Hall events in Wisconsin and Minnesota in preparation for the 2016 presidential election.

Hundreds of people from across the country participated in the first three events of the La Follette School series Election 2020: A Spotlight on Policy. More than 250 people also are registered for the next event in the series, Politics and Policy with Maggie Haberman of The New York Times on Thursday, Oct. 29.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science at UW–Madison along with the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) are hosting a series of Real Town Hall events in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.  

As the U.S. presidential election approaches, the La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science are partnering with the Wisconsin Alumni Association on a series of Real Town Hall discussions. The first, on the social impacts of COVID-19, is Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine, often looks to the past to explain the present.

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