The Coming Week in LSSA – April 7 – April 13

Hey Everyone, check out what is happening this week!

Executive Summary:

  1. Nominations for LSSA Board Due (Sunday/Tonight)
  2. Prospective Student Visit Day (Monday)
  3. La Follette Seminar with Professor Wolfe (Tuesday)
  4. IRP Seminar with Charles Hokayem (Thursday)
  5. IRP Book Discussion (Friday)
  6. La Follette Seminar- PerformanceStat (Friday)


  1. Nominations for next year’s LSSA board are due today at midnight.

The LSSA board is a great way to get involved with your fellow Bobs. Any continuing student is eligible to serve on the board. The positions of president, secretary, treasurer, alumni coordinator, faculty liaison, fund raising coordinator, graduation  coordinator, social coordinator, and community service coordinator all need to be filled. Please consider nominating a good Bob for the job!

Submit nomination to Maria


  1. Prospective Student Visit Day Social

Monday, April 7th, 5:00pm, Der Ratskeller at Memorial Union

Join current and prospective students to discuss how great La Follette is and to answer any questions prospective students might have. Hope everyone will join!


  1. La Follette Seminar with Professor Bobbi Wolfe

Tuesday, April 8th, 12:00pm-1:00pm, La Follette Conference Room

Professor Wolfe will present her talk “Effects of Poverty on Brain Development”


  1. IRP Seminar with Charles Hokayem

Thursday, April 9th, 12:15pm-1:30pm, 3470 Social Sciences

John Hokayem, U.S. Census Bureau, will present his talk “Trouble in the Tails? Earnings Nonresponse and Response Bias across the Distribution Using Matched Household and Administrative Data.’


  1. IRP Book Discussion

Friday, April 11th, 12:15pm-1:30pm, 159 Education Building

John Ahlquist, Professor of Political Science, and Jere Bacharach, Professor of International Studies, will present a talk on their recent book “In the Interest of Others: Organizations and Social Activism”. La Follette’s own Donald Moynihan and Pam Oliver will also be discussants.


  1. La Follette Seminar- The PerformanceStat

Friday, April 11th, 2:00pm-3:00pm, La Follette Conference Room

Robert Behn, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, will present this talk about performance management.

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