Watch the Debates at UW-Waukesha

UW-Waukesha’s political science department will play host to viewings of the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates

The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha’s political science department will play host to viewings of the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates.

The four debates (the schedule is listed below) begin at 8 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m. Viewings will take place in Commons 101; doors open each night at 7:45 p.m. After watching and listening to the candidates, attendees will turn off the television and engage in a nonpartisan discussion of the debates. 

The event is open to both campus and community members. Presidential-themed treats will be served, as well as sodas and coffee.

Date and formats:  Wednesday, Oct. 3 – first presidential debate, domestic policy; Thursday, Oct. 11 – vice presidential debate; Tuesday, Oct. 16 – second presidential debate, town hall format; and Monday, Oct. 22 – third presidential debate – foreign policy.

For more information, email Margaret Hankenson at margaret.hankenson@uwc.edu.


UW–Waukesha has the largest enrollment among the 13 UW Colleges campuses with more than 2,000 students.  These freshman/sophomore campuses and UW Colleges Online comprise the UW Colleges. They offer an associate of arts and sciences degree and prepare students of all ages and backgrounds for baccalaureate and professional programs. In addition, UW-Waukesha offers several collaborative bachelor’s degrees through UW-Milwaukee and UW-Oshkosh.

For information about programs, admission or financial aid, contact the Student Services office at 262-521-5040 or visit the Web at www.waukesha.uwc.edu. You can follow the campus on Facebook or Twitter.

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Keith Best September 27, 2012 at 11:01 AM
The Republican Party of Waukesha County announces the first debate party. This Friday 9-28-12, Republicans from all over the county will be at the Campaign Victory Office to watch Tommy vs. Tammy on the big screen. Starting at 7pm, snacks and beverages will be provided. See Tommy Thompson, the 4 term governor take on Baldwin, one of the most liberal members of the US House. Located at 1701 Pearl St and Hwy 164 on Waukesha's eastside. For more info call 262-522-2889 or hq@waukeshagop.org FYI- The same will happen for the VP and presidential debates as well.


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