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21 women complete WWIG leadership training program

August 1, 2017
This summer, 21 women from around the state of participated in the 16th leadership training seminar sponsored by Wisconsin Women in Government (WWIG) and the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Blank selected as co-chair of energy, manufacturing group

July 28, 2017
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor and La Follette School faculty member Rebecca Blank has been named co-chair of the Council on Competitiveness’ Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Partnership (EMCP).

Make plans today for Hill Fest on Sept. 5

July 25, 2017
Alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff will gather Tuesday, September 5 for the La Follette School’s annual Hill Fest welcome picnic. Hill Fest will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the beautiful La Follette grounds overlooking Lake Mendota at 1225 Observatory Drive.
Former U.S. diplomat David Rank (second from left) talks with discussion attendees

Overflow crowd hears ex-diplomat Rank discuss foreign service

July 17, 2017
Former acting U.S. Ambassador to China David Rank drew approximately 60 people to the La Follette School on Friday, July 14. After a 15-minute introduction, Rank answered more than a dozen questions from UW–Madison students, faculty, and alumni as well as community members