Eugene Trani President Emeritus, Virginina Commonwealth University
Eugene Trani explains how land-grant institutions have eroded progessively in the second half of the 20th century. He looks at a land-grant university's mission for the challenges to come and how UW Madison is modernizing its mission to face the economic challenges of the future.
Steve Ackerman Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison
Professor Steve Ackerman discusses his personal strategies for effective communication in relation to being the weather man on the radio.
Chris Klundt President, Study Blue
Co-founder of Study Blue, Chris Klundt speaks about entrepreneurialism and his internet business involving study tools and resources for college students.
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.
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.
Carolyn "Biddy" Martin, Chancellor, UW-Madison
Chancellor Martin discusses how aspects of the humanities have been viewed outside the university over the past several decades and reflects upon how it might be possible to communicate the value of humanities scholarship to a larger audience.
Constance Steinkuehler, Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, UW-Madison
Just what are kids learning from online video games? Teachers, parents, grandparents, and gaming aficionados alike should have an interest in digital learning. Massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) may be among the most promising new teaching methods.
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.
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.
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.