Education

From Ingenuity to Enterprise: Moving Inventions from the...

Mark Bugher, Director, University Research Park, UW-Madison

Director of the University Research Park, Mike Bugher talks about the university's Technology Transfer program and using the University Research Park as a launch pad for it. He also discusses how the university has been spreading the word about the Technology Transfer program.

The UW Survey Center: 20 Years of Taking The Pulse of...

Nora Cate Schaeffer, Professor, Faculty Director, University of Wisconsin Survey Center

Nora Cate Schaeffer talks about her research at the University of Wisconsin Survey Center, the type of work they do at there and what they hope to do over the next few years, looking into the future.

New Uses in Research and Outreach for the UW Zoology...

Laura Halverson, Registrar, Zoology Museum, UW-Madison

Laura Halverson from the Zoology Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison gives a virtual tour of the museum.

Keeping the Dream Alive - Ep. 125

Gloria Ladson-Billings, Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, UW-Madison

Gloria Ladson-Billings from the University of Madison discusses topics within public education regarding to the racial achievement gap, the education debt and the inequities in public education, and talks about the issues facing today's administration.

Conflict of Interest: When Faculty Start Their Own...

Brian Fox, Chair UW-Madison Conflict of Interest Committee Kathy Irwin, UW Legal Counsel Nick Abbott, UW Faculty entrepreneur Jim Dahlberg,UW Faculty entrepreneur Laura Heisler, WARF Intellectual Property Manager Fox, Irwin, Abbott and Dahlberg, discuss faculties starting their own company. They give an inside look through their personal experiences in dealing with this conflict of interest....

Across Kingdoms and Across Campus: Perspectives from a...

Molly Jahn, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UW-Madison

The history of the University of Wisconsin-Madison dating back to the first dean in 1880 through today and plans for the future of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

How Computer Games Help Children Learn - Ep. 102

David Williamson Shaffer, Associate Professor, Departments of Educational Psychology and Curriculum and Instruction, UW - Madison

David explains how he believes children can learn important and necessary life skills through playing computer games

The Future and Challenges of Public Higher Education

Bettsey Barhorst the president of the Madison Area Technical College; William Tracy, a professor in the Department of Agronomy at UW-Madison; Kathy Cramer Walsh, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at UW-Madison; and Adam Gamoran, a professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies at UW-Madison discuss the challenges of higher education.

Interest in Today's Public Higher Education

David Ward, the interim chancellor at UW-Madison, looks at the relationship among how ideas relate to policy and how policy relates to content in higher education. Ward compares and contrasts higher education in the present with the decade following World War II.

How Universities Became Economic Engines

Elizabeth Popp Berman, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the State University at Albany, SUNY and Sheila Slaughter, the McBee Professor at the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia discuss, from an historical perspective, the scientific research branch of the university and its role in the economy.

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