Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

La Follette in D.C. reception is November 3

La Follette in D.C. reception is November 3

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is hosting a reception for alumni, friends, faculty, students, and staff Thursday, November 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Clyde’s of Gallery Place in Washington, D.C.

Earlier that day, 20 La Follette School students will participate in the two-day La Follette in D.C. career development program. La Follette in D.C. will include visits to public and private sector organizations working on domestic and international policy issues. With financial support from La Follette School alumni, students will get a glimpse of the high-impact work happening in DC and have the opportunity to network with alumni and friends.

RSVPs for the November 3 reception are requested but not required via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to Senior Outreach Specialist Bridget Pirsch.

“We are extremely grateful to the La Follette family of alumni and friends who support our students through mentoring, job-search assistance, and financial contributions,” said La Follette School Director Don Moynihan. “More than 200 alumni and friends of the La Follette School live in the D.C. area, and we hope to see many of them at the reception.”

The La Follette School also is partnering with UW–Madison’s Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) for a reception Friday, November 4 during the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) conference from November 3 to 5. IRP, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, recently received a five-year, $9.5 million cooperative agreement to serve as the national Poverty Research Center.

The IRP reception will be held at the APPAM hotel, the Washington Hilton, from 6 to 8 p.m. RSVPs are encouraged but not required by October 19 via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..