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Sharing The World of Science with Wisconsin and Sharing...

Larry Meiller, UW-Madison Emeritus Professor and Wisconsin Public Radio host
Steve Paulson, Executive Producer of "To the Best of Our Knowledge", Life Sciences Communication & WHA Radio

Larry Meiller talks about his radio show which discusses environmental issues and how-to's topics. Steve Paulson tells of being an interviewer for "To the Best of Our Knowledge", TTBOOK.

Envisioning Real Utopias - Ep. 137

Erik Olin Wright, Professor, Department of Sociology, UW-Madison

Professor Erik Olin Wright of the University of Wisconsin-Madison talks about his research project, "Real Utopias Project," which investigates empirical cases that have tried to make utopia real, and looks at theoretical ideas and proposals on how to achieve utopia.

Temporary Travel Office - Ep. 143

Ryan Griffis, Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Professor Ryan Griffis discusses the work of the Temporary Travel Office, a fictional yet operational tourism agency that specializes in tactical tourism. He explains the work of the travel office and offers some definitions for clearer understanding of this arena.

New Forms, Big Ideas - Ep. 144

J. Morgan Puett, Project Artist, Department of Art, UW-Madison

J. Morgan Puett discusses an interest in fashion, the arts, and the current project being developed.

Drawing Attention to Nanotechnology - Ep. 129

Michael Lynch, Professor, Director of Graduate Studies in Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Michael Lynch explores the history of nanotechnology before discussing his own work with visualization, electron microscopy, and his research project.

Adoption and the Adoption Triad - Ep. 148

Catherine Swessel, MSW, LCSW, Director of Foster Care and Adoption Services at Children's Service Society of Wisconsin

The Children's Service Society of Wisconsin is a licensed foster care and adoption agency. Catherine Swessel talks about the different kinds of adoption while focusing on domestic infant adoption, and discusses the process in which one would go through.

A Science and Religion Symposium: Neuroscience of the...

Nancey Murphy , Professor of Christian Philosophy, Fuller Theological Seminary and Richard Davidson, Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, UW-Madison

Explore the connection between science and religion. Look at how neuroscience effects our idea of the soul with Dr. Nancey Murphy. Then analyze research of the changing states of brain functioning with Dr. Richard Davidson.

Walking Forward: Addressing Cancer Health Disparities...

Daniel G. Petereit, MD, John Vururevich Cancer Care Institute, Rapid City Regional Hospital, South Dakota

Learn about the Walking Forward project from Daniel G. Petereit. The project addresses cancer disparities in the American Indians in western South Dakota. Petereit also discusses the Cancer Disparity Research Partnership project, its key elements, the five-year results and the funding.

Bragging Writes: Ten Great Wisconsin Writers – Ep. 647

Ronnie Hess, a journalist and poet; John Lehman, a poet and founder of ”Rosebud” Magazine; and Margot Peters, a biographer and professor Emeritus in the Department of English at UW-Whitewater, provide an introduction to the lives, legends, humor and surprises of Wisconsin's great writers.

Les Paul: Guitar Wizard

Bob Jacobson, author of 'Les Paul: Guitar Wizard,' describes the many obstacles and inspirations that shaped Les Paul's amazing career as one of America's true musical giants. In addition to inventing the solid-body electric guitar, Paul pioneered the multi-track recording machine.

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