Credentials: Communications Manager
1402 Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St
Madison, WI 53706
Lauren Weitkamp coordinates internal and external communications for the La Follette School. She joined the School in January 2022. Lauren is responsible for promoting the La Follette School, its outreach events, alumni and student stories, and faculty research through various mediums such as newsletters, website content, and social media.
Before joining the La Follette School, Lauren worked as a graduate program manager for the UW–Madison Cellular & Molecular Biology program, where she placed a strong emphasis on publicizing student, alumni, and faculty accomplishments and community building. Previously, Lauren worked in faculty governance at MIT and coordinated educational events for an environmental outreach center within UW-Extension, where she became fascinated by the Wisconsin Idea.
Lauren graduated from UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Boston University. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, traveling, and live music.