The Coming Week in LSSA – 14 April 2013 – 20 April 2013

This week is much lighter than last week, but we still have a good number of La Follette events, including policy and a pint and the ticket deadline for the Spring Formal.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. Workshop on Writing Fellowship Applications (Monday)
2. Getting State Jobs (with PIZZA) (Tuesday)
3. Job Search Strategies (Tuesday)
4. Deadline for Getting Spring Formal Dinner Tickets (Wednesday) **** LSSA DEADLINE
5. Policy And A Pint (Wednesday)
6. IRP Seminar (Thursday)
7. Neuroscience and Public Policy Seminar (Friday)

AND ON THE HORIZON…

8. Ongoing: The Hunger Meal RSVP

1. WORKSHOP ON WRITING FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS
Monday, 15 April, 3-4 p.m.
6172 Helen C. White Hall
The Office of Fellowships and Funding Resources has put together a workshop for students writing fellowships applications. This workshop includes an outline of the fellowship application and covers argument, organization, and style. For more information and to RSVP, please see the calendar entry.

2. GETTING STATE JOBS ***with PIZZA***
Tuesday, 16 April, Noon-1 p.m.
La Follette House Conference Room
This seminar, with DHS employee and 2008 alumna Jennie Mauer as well as 2013 WWIG graduate and human resources specialist at the Office of State Employment Relations Ericka Ryerson, will discuss navigating the state employee hiring process. For more information, see the calendar entry. Email Kate Battiato to RSVP and ensure you’ll get a slice of pizza.

3. JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES
Tuesday, 16 April, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
120 Middleton Building
All UW students are welcome to this L & S Career Services Workshop Series on the job search. For more information, see the calendar entry.

4. ORDER YOUR SPRING FORMAL DINNER TICKETS **** LSSA DEADLINE
17 April, by the end of the day
Get your order form, attached to an email from Steph Mabrey, and $20 per ticket to Becky Chown, Steph Mabrey, Dan Marlin, or Phil Sletten if you would like to attend! The formal itself will be held Saturday, 27 April from 6-11 pm at Brocach on the Capitol Square. It was lots of fun last year, and we expect that it will be again this year! Hope to see you there!

5. POLICY AND A PINT
Wednesday, 17 April, 5 p.m.
Brocach, 7 West Main St.
This week, we will be hearing from La Follette’s writer in residence this semester. She is Carrie Johnson, justice correspondent for National Public Radio and a UW-Madison graduate. She will share stories about her travels around the country covering legal affairs, law enforcement, and national justice issues. For more information, please see the calendar entry.

6. IRP SEMINAR
Thursday, 18 April, 12:15-1:30 p.m.
8417 Sewell Social Sciences
Boston University assistant professor of human behavior Daniel Miller will present “Changes in Family Structure and Child Food Insecurity” at this week’s IRP seminar. For more information, see the calendar entry.

7. NEUROSCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY SEMINAR
Friday, 19 April, 4 p.m.
341 Bardeen Medical Laboratories
University of California-San Francisco Professor Louis Reichardt will present “Blurring of health and disease. Impacts of genetics, circuit analysis & brain imaging on our understanding of legal responsibility, limitations of the imperfect individual human’s brain.” He will focus on the degree to which laws incorporate, or ignore, neuroscience-based knowledge. For more information, see the calendar entry.

8. HUNGER MEAL RSVP
Please email Andrew Walsh by 26 April to RSVP for this 6 May event. Tickets are $20, and this event also serves as a fundraiser for Second Harvest. We will watch the documentary “A Place at the Table.” Please see Andrew’s 11 April email for details.

Thanks, everyone! Good luck with the week!

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