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Friday, October 28, 2016

Welcome Breakfast
8–9:30 a.m.
State of the Department
David Canon

Pyle Center, AT&T Lounge
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706

Faculty Panel
10–11:30 a.m.

2016 Elections
Featuring Professors Barry Burden, Kenneth Mayer, and Ryan Owens

Fluno Center
601 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53715

Lunch and Presentation
12–1:30 p.m.

Politics of Resentment
Presentation by renowned author Katherine Cramer

Pyle Center
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706

Faculty Panel
1:45–2:45 p.m.

Use and Abuse of Sleep in Counterinsurgency Wars
Featuring Professor Helen Kinsella

Fluno Center
601 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Speed Networking
3–5 p.m.

Red Gym
716 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706

Beer and Popcorn at the Memorial Union
5 p.m.

Cocktails and Dinner
7 p.m.

University Club
803 State Street
Madison, WI 53703

Wisconsin vs. Nebraska Football Ticket

Stay in Madison to watch the Wisconsin Badgers take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers!
Price: $85 per ticket
Only 30 tickets are available in the seating block. Limit two (2) tickets per household.

You’re invited to campus this fall for a weekend with the political science department. Set just days before the 2016 election, this reunion will feature insightful lectures from world-class faculty and the opportunity to connect with fellow alumni and current students.

Guests may call the hotel directly at 608-285-8000 or make their reservations online at Best Western Inn on the Park.

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