Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Social

La Follette School Professor Pam Herd presented her winning proposal in AARP’s Policy Innovation Challenge during a forum convened by the National Academy of Social Insurance and AARP on October 19. The day-long event in Washington, D.C., explored new ideas in Social Security policy.

Alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff will gather Thursday, September 1 for the La Follette School’s annual Hill Fest welcome picnic. 

Alumni and friends of the La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison are invited to a reception at the Milwaukee Sail Loft on Thursday, March 31. The reception follows the School’s first day-long La Follette in Milwaukee career exploration program.

La Follette School students are raising money for Madison-area nonprofit organizations by seeing whether first-year or continuing students can sell the most tickets to an April 9 social at Brocach.

More than 20 students gathered for a welcome-back social event in the Rathskeller of Memorial Union on January 22. The La Follette School Student Association organized the event, which had a good mix of first- and second-year students.

More than 60 alumni and friends plan to attend the La Follette School's Madison reception on Thursday, February 5, at Inn on the Park's Top of the Park, 22 South Carroll St., from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Alumni and friends in the Chicago area are invited to a reception on Thursday, November 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in the Wrigley Building, 410 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 900.

The La Follette School class of 2016 will gather for orientation on Thursday, August 28.

Alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff are invited to the La Follette School on Thursday, July 24, for the annual Hill Fest picnic. The event is held on the beautiful La Follette School grounds overlooking Lake Mendota at 1225 Observatory Drive.

The La Follette School has set its fall Policy After Work Series speakers for September 24, October 14 and November 20. The three sessions will be 5-7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street, on Madison's Capitol Square.

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