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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....