Wisconsin Civics Games

UW–Madison – Union South 1308 W Dayton St, Madison, WI

In an effort to foster civic engagement in Wisconsin youth, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation  launched the Wisconsin Civics Games, which took place during the second semester of the 2018-19 school year and were open …

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Michael Murphy Speaking Event

UW–Madison – Fluno Center 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI

March 29, 2019 UW-Madison Fluno Center Auditorium, 601 University Ave, Madison The Tommy G. Thompson Center was pleased to welcome Michael Murphy to deliver a talk regarding the state of contemporary politics in America. His …

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WI Ideas conference

UW–Madison – Union South 1308 W Dayton St, Madison, WI

The Tommy G. Thompson Center will be sponsoring two scholarships to be awarded to UW-System students.  Competition for these scholarships will involve first signing with the WI Ideas Conference, which can be done here; and …

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The Inclusive Economy: How to Bring Wealth to America’s Poor

UW–Madison – Discovery Building 330 N Orchard St, Madison, WI

April 15, 2019 at 4pm UW-Madison Discovery Building – Orchard View Room 330 N. Orchard St. Madison, WI 53715 The UW Institute for Research on Poverty hosted Michael Tanner, a Senior Fellow at the CATO …

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Alberto Gonzales, Dean Strang, and Criminal Justice Reform

UW–Madison – Discovery Building 330 N Orchard St, Madison, WI

April 18, 2019 at 4pm UW-Madison H.F. DeLuca Forum The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership hosted former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Attorney Dean Strang at UW-Madison’s H.F. DeLuca Forum in the …

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The Founding Fathers and Public Leadership

UW–Madison – Lowell Center 610 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Friday, September 20, 2019 from 10:50am to 3:15pm UW-Madison Lowell Center 610 Langdon St., Madison WI 53703 The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership held a conference examining the beliefs and insight of the …

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Arthur Brooks Speaking Event

UW–Madison – Pyle Center 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

October 17, 2019 at 4:30pm UW Madison, Pyle Center Alumni Lounge Dr. Arthur Brooks is Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Arthur C. Patterson Faculty Fellow at the …

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Why Does College Cost So Much?

UW–Madison – Discovery Building 330 N Orchard St, Madison, WI

October 24, 2019 at 4pm UW Madison Discovery Building, De Luca Forum The Tommy Thompson Center was pleased to cosponsor an event with PROFS, Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education, and the Academic …

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Jonah Goldberg – What’s Tearing America Apart?

UW–Madison – Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI

November 13, 2019 UW-Madison Ingraham Hall Room 22 The Thompson Center cosponsored an event with Jonah Goldberg on tribalism and how it undermines political institutions. Goldberg is a New York Times best-selling author, AEI scholar, …

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Socialism, Social Democracy, & Capitalism – A Debate on Which is Right for America

UW–Madison – Discovery Building 330 N Orchard St, Madison, WI

The Thompson Center is pleased to be cosponsoring this important event with UW-Madison’s Center for Research On the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE).  This debate will discuss the ideas, philosophy, and practical policy questions behind socialist and …

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