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What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur - Ep. 284

Laurie Benson, President, Inacom

Laurie Benson goes through exploring hope and dreams in a way to become the most successful as possible.

Recent Evidence of Wisconsin Climate Change - Ep. 283

Chris Kucharik, Assistant Professor, Agronomy and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, UW-Madison

In the third seminar of the Bracing for Impact Climate Change Adaptation in Wisconsin Seminar Series, Chris Kucharik talks about the causes of and technology used to measure climate changes.

Tracing the Genetic Roots of the Modern Potato - Ep. 282

David Spooner, a professor in the Department of Horticulture at UW-Madison, talks about major discoveries with cultivated and wild potatoes: species diversity, where they grow, their classifications, and the origins of the first cultivated potatoes.

Chasing the Ghost Birds - Ep. 281

David Sakrison, Author

David Sakrison discusses his latest book about birds.

Dynamics of the Israeli / Palestinian Conflict - Ep. 280

Nadav Shelef, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, UW-Madison.

Nadav Shelef explores the intricate relationship between Israel and Palestine. Shelef discusses the interaction between domestic Israeli politics, domestic Palestinian politics and the conflict between the two societies.

Public Perceptions of Nanotechnology - Ep. 279

Dietram Scheufele, a professor in Life Sciences Communication and co-leader for the Public Opinion Values and Research Team at the Center for Nanotech and Sociology at UW-Madison, discusses why we are still talking about science and the public, the role of media, and why it is difficult to have informed debates about emerging technologies.

Harnessing Entrepreneurial Methods to Promote Education -...

Jodi Bender Sweeney, Consultant, Movement to Advance Foundations for Public Schools

Jodi Bender Sweeney expands on the innovative idea and entrepreneurialism in the public school foundation. She talks about the current quality of public education, what can be expected in the future, and new ways to fund a better education.

Harnessing Entrepreneurial Methods to Promote Education -...

Paige Goldner, Professional Recruiter, QTI Group

Paige Goldner speaks about the concepts and definitions of entrepreneurialism. She explains how to combine personal and professional goals as well as incorporating leadership skills into a job search or starting an organization.

Wisconsin's Future Climate - Ep. 276

Michael Notaro, an associate scientist at the Center for Climatic Research at UW-Madison, talks about global climate change, climate models and the impact on Wisconsin. He discusses the interaction between climate change and the growing season.

Introducing Wisconsin's Initiative on Climate Change...

Dick Lathrop, Research Scientist, Wisconsin DNR

Richard "Dick" Lathrop outlines potential impacts of Wisconsin's changing climate and in general warming of the earth.

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