Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
More than 25 alumni and friends plan to join 12 La Follette School faculty at a reception in Washington, D.C., on Friday, November 4, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. People are encouraged to attend even if they have not RSVPed.
More than 65 people are expected at Thursday's reception in Washington, D.C., for alumni and friends of the La Follette School. The social gathering is 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Capitol View Business & Conference Center, 101 Constitution Avenue NW. Alumni are encouraged to attend even if they have not rsvped.

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.

Tuesday, 23 March 2010 11:10

Happy hour set for Thursday

La Follette School students are holding a happy hour Thursday, March 25, at Blue Velvet Lounge, 430 W. Gilman St., starting at 4:30 p.m. Friends, family, faculty and staff are welcome. Information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 06:51

Health economist to discuss insurance

Health insurance levels and trends of inequality is the topic of the next La Follette School seminar. Kosali Simon, a professor with the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, will present at noon on Tuesday, November 30, in the La Follette School conference room.
Health systems reform in Latin America is the subject of a seminar on Tuesday, April 26, at noon at the La Follette School.

In response to increasing out-of-pocket medical costs, Professor J. Michael Collins brought together various stakeholders May 16 to discuss the intersection of healthcare and financial capability. The workshop, Managing Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses: How Well are Families Prepared for a World of High Deductibles, highlighted Collins’ survey of public employees with health plans through the Wisconsin Employee Trust Funds (ETF).

Monday, 08 November 2010 08:29

Higher education experts to speak

Whether financial aid based on need helps low-income students stay in college will be the topic of a La Follette School seminar at noon on Tuesday, December 7, in the La Follette School conference room.
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 09:20

Hunger Meal set for Nov. 14

A hunger meal to demonstrate social inequality and the role chance plays in a person's food security will be Thursday, November 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tripp Commons in Memorial Union. Participants will randomly be assigned a meal of rice and beans, a gourmet dinner or something in between.


What is the role of the federal government in today’s economy and society? David Riemer, a longtime political advisor and candidate in Wisconsin, believes we need to look back 80 years to the creation of the New Deal for answers.

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