Wisconsin Academy

The State of Wisconsin’s Forests

David Mladenoff, Professor, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, UW-Madison, shares the history of Wisconsin forests and discusses the role natural and historic disturbances have played. Mladenoff discusses challenges that must be faced to ensure the sustainability of our forests into the future.

Envisioning Responses to Climate Change

Jane Elder, Executive Director, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, moderates a panel discussion with UW-Madison faculty Mrill Ingram, Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography; Chris Kucharik, Assistant Professor, Agronomy and Environmental Studies; and Steve Carpenter Director, Center for Limnology, focusing on scenario-building, storytelling and the arts to explain climate change.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: Kathy Kelsey Foley

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow Kathy Kelsey Foley, Director, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau talks about her passion for visuals arts and museums.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: Pradeep Rohatgi

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow Pradeep Rohatgi, Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, UW-Milwaukee describes his lifelong effort to improve lives through research in metals and manufacturing.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: David Frank

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow David Frank, Artistic Director, American Players Theatre, Spring Green talks about the artistic mission of American Players Theater.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: James P. Leary

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow James Leary, Professor, Department of Scandinavian Studies, UW-Madison talks about early influences which led to his becoming a folklorist.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: John J. Magnuson

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow John J. Magnuson, Professor Emeritus, Center for Limnology, UW-Madison tells several stories from his career studying Wisconsin lakes.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: Robin Chapman

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow Robin Chapman, Poet and Professor Emerita, Communicative Disorders, UW-Madison reads five of her poems.

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow: Stanley A. Temple

2014 Wisconsin Academy Fellow Stanley Temple, Professor Emeritus, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, UW-Madison describes his lifelong work to save species and the habitats on which they depend.

The Photography of Witness

Wisconsin Photographers Michael Kienitz, Kevin Miyazaki and Craig Schreiner focus on stories of everyday life, personal narratives, struggles and conflict through photographic images.


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