John Martin and David Gagnon from the Department of Information Technology at UW-Madison discussexamples and stories of new media technology, apps, and mobile devices, and how they are being applied to educational design and educational research.
Jim Blair, PhD., Professor Emeritus, Milton College.
Dr. Jim Blair discusses the structure of
scientific revolutions; how new ideas become adopted by the scientific community.
Find out how the idea of drifting continents was transformed from a fringe concept, to become the central core of modern geology.
Jennifer Laffin, Co-director of the Clinical
Genetics Laboratories at the
State Laboratory of Hygiene.
Jennifer Laffin discusses her work with cytogenetics and molecular genetics to detect diseases in children. She talks about the types of testing she does and what the specimens reveal.
Buddy Huffaker, Executive Director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation.
Buddy Huffaker talks with University Place Presents host Norman Gilliland about the Aldo Leopold Legacy Center in Baraboo, a net zero energy use building. Huffaker discusses the use of solar panels, solar hot water heaters and wood as the choices for making the Center a zero energy use facility.
Michael Koenigs, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
Join Michael Koenigs as he discusses how the brain makes up the mind and how the brain contributes to decision making.
Annette Miller, Community Services
Manager, Madison Gas and Electric.
Annette Miller discusses how to promote green power and sustainability in diverse populations around Wisconsin.
James Crow, Ph.D
James Crow relates his knowledge of quantitative genetics as he shares the history of genetics through the years.
Charles Brokropp and Mei Baker, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Charles Brokropp and Mei Baker introduce their work with SCID,
the severe combined immune-deficiency
disease of newborn children and how to test for it in newborns.
Tom Zinnen, UW Cooperative Extension
Tom Zinnen reports back from a 21 month sojourn at the National Science Foundation and his work as a speechwriter.
Cameron Currie, Associate Professor of Bacteriology, UW-Madison
Cameron Currie discusses symbiosis and how symbiotic associations shape all levels of biological organization.