Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 06:51

Students to watch vice presidential debate

Students can share a potluck meal while watching the vice presidential debate on Thursday, October 11, in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. The La Follette School Student Association will open the doors at 7 p.m., and the debate starts at 8 p.m.
Students can share a potluck meal while watching the second presidential debate on Tuesday, October 16, in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. The La Follette School Student Association will open the doors at 7 p.m., and the debate starts at 8 p.m.
Political scientist Nils Ringe will discuss his research on legislative member organizations' function in the legislative process at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, in the La Follette School conference room.

Former radio talk show host Charlie Sykes will discuss his upcoming book and much more during Conservatism in the Age of Trump on Monday, September 18 at UW-Madison's Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard Street.

Global trends analysis and forecasting will be discussed by a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in a seminar on Monday, November 11, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.

The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership at UW–Madison has several events scheduled across the state in the next several weeks. The first event features Michael Murphy, who will discuss the state of contemporary politics in the United States, on Friday, March 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Fluno Center.

More than 60 people attended each of four recent Town Hall meetings on key election issues with University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members. The meetings in Appleton, Madison, Milwaukee, and suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, were sponsored by UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science along with the Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 00:00

Van Buren deepens involvement in policymaking

After years of working as an outside observer with peripheral influence, Matt van Buren decided to involve himself more deeply in the policymaking process. The former journalist and political fund-raiser is in his second semester at the La Follette School, exploring public management and nonprofit leadership in addition to the school's core courses in microeconomics and statistics.

Friday, 25 September 2009 11:55

Yackee offers course on interest groups

A new course on interest groups and their role in American government is offered this fall by La Follette School professor Susan Yackee.
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00

Zich applies skills to energy sector

When Tyrel Zich graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, he knew he wanted to add a strong quantitative skill set to his foundation of qualitative skills, so he came to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

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