Education

Harnessing Entrepreneurial Methods to Promote 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.

Humanities in the Public - Ep. 268

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.

Learning and Virtual Worlds: The Education Benefits of...

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.

Badgerlink: Wisconsin's Connection to the World of...

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.

IRC's, WIMR's, and Armadillos: Medical Research...

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.

Integrating Physics Instruction With Music - Ep. 190

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.

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.

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