Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing interviews Melanie Radzicki McManus author of Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail (Published March 9, 2017) Wisconsin Historical Society Press.
Ankur Desai, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW Madison and Christiane Brunner the Spokesperson for the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy for the Austrian Green Party join Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by telephone.
In the seventeenth century, Japanese poet Matsuo Basho clipped out the opening stanza of traditional long-form collaborative poems and set those 17 syllables on their own. The result was haiku, a brief poetic contemplation on the nature of the world, with a defined structure. Haiku became wildly popular both in its native Japan and later […]
Last week, President Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Accord on Climate Change. In a speech in the White House Rose Garden, Trump claimed the global carbon emissions pact, signed by over 195 nations, would “undermine our economy, hamstring our workers, weaken our sovereignty … and put us at a […]
David Chrisinger tries to help returning war veterans reintegrate into civilian society. His primary tool is storytelling, which he uses in his courses at UW Stevens Point, the nonprofit Team Red, White and Blue and seminars writing for the War Horse. He’s currently working on curricula for veterans for the entire University of Wisconsin System. […]
For years, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have used microscopic hair analysis for forensic evidence, comparing hairs from suspects with those found on the crime scene in much the same way you might compare fingerprints. Based on this technique, the FBI has helped secure thousands of convictions over the years. There’s just one problem. Hair […]