UW-Madison

The Right To Food - Ep. 201

Florence Chenoweth, Managing Director, The Human Rights Initiative, UW-Madison

Florence Chenoweth discusses the political issues surrounding world hunger as well as the human rights to food and to be free from hunger.

Badgerlink: Wisconsin's Connection to the World of...

Karen Dunn, Academic Librarian - Steenbock Agricultural Library, UW-Madison; Ulrike Dieterle, Senior Academic Librarian - Ebling Health Sciences Library, UW-Madison; Betsy Vogel - Librarian, Rayovac Remington

Karen, Ulrike and Betsy from the Steenbock Library speak about a project called BadgerLink: The Wisconsin's Connection to the World of Information.

The First Quarter-Century of HIV/AIDS - Ep. 196

Pete Cohen, Department of Medicine, UW-Madison

Pete Cohen explains HIV/AIDS as a disease itself. Then he moves into presenting some of the research that led to the current understanding of the disease. He'll also cover some of the existing problems with our understanding and research.

Doing DNA: A Midsummer Night's Metaphor - Ep. 195

Tom Zinnen, Outreach Program Manager, Biotechnology Center of UW Madison & Family Living Program of UW Extension

Tom Zinnen runs through different hands-on activities and metaphors in order to demonstrate information about and create a better understanding of DNA.

Madison Weather Satellites: The Suomi Connection - Ep. 193

Jean Phillips, Senior Special Librarian and Paul Menzel, UW Senior Scientis, Space Science and Engineering Center, UW-Madison

Phillips and Menzel give some information on the city of Madison, a history of meteorological satellites, and the role that Verner Suomi plays in this combination.

Ecology of Grasslands: Implications for Biofuels - Ep. 192

Randy Jackson, Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, UW-Madison

Randy Jackson speaks about the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) which is a new group on campus. He focuses on answering the question "can grass farming help us drive in a sustainable manner?"

IRC's, WIMR's, and Armadillos: Medical Research...

Paul DeLuca, Vice Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Paul DeLuca discusses the School of Medicine and Public Health and the new Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research building.

Integrating Physics Instruction With Music - Ep. 190

Stephen Collins, Teacher, Academy of the Sacred Heart (New Orleans)

Steven Collins teaches high school physics in Louisiana. The school he works for, Lusher Charter School has a mission for integrating the arts into the children's education. Steven discusses how music can be used in his physics classroom.

From Ingenuity to Enterprise: Moving Inventions from the...

Mark Bugher, Director, University Research Park, UW-Madison

Director of the University Research Park, Mike Bugher talks about the university's Technology Transfer program and using the University Research Park as a launch pad for it. He also discusses how the university has been spreading the word about the Technology Transfer program.

Cutting Tobacco Induced Disease and Death - Ep. 187

Dr. Michael Fiore, Director, University of Wisconsin Center For Tobacco Research and Intervention

Director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Dr. Mike Fiore discusses tobacco use in America and ways to change our society and alleviate dependence on the drug.

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