Joseph Salmons, Professor, Department of German, UW-Madison
Wisconsinites know and regularly celebrate the role of immigration in our state's history. Language is one of the most important things immigrants bring with them. UW Madison Professor Joseph Salmons talks about language as a window onto the immigrant experience, past and present.
Jenny Saffran, Professor, Department of Psychology and the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor Jenny Saffran speaks about how babies are able to learn language. She explains how babies are incredible learners, soaking up enormous amounts of information in several different ways. Jenny is an investigator at the Infant Learning Lab located in the Waisman Center.
Bruce Johnson Tina Hauser, Wisconsin Public Television
Bruce Johnson talks about the history of television and Tina Hauser discusses the gains of switching away from antenna TVs and what we need to know about this switch.
David Lee, Technology Consultant, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
David Lee explains how to make the most of digital photos, how to share them with other people, and how to use certain services on the internet for photos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.