Today Karma speaks with Dr. Lina Moses, an epidemiologist based in Sierra Leone who now works with the Ebola Survivor Corps on the 2013-2015 outbreak, and community health approaches in Sierra Leone. Moses received her PhD from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine with transdisciplinary training in community health, environmental health and […]
Today’s guest is Professor Timothy Yu to talk about Asian American writers, the controversy over Calvin Trillin’s Chinese food poem in the New Yorker, and his new book of poetry, 100 Chinese Silences. Timothy Yu is of English and Asian American studies, as well as the director of the Asian American Studies Program at UW-Madison. His […]
The Wisconsin Primary results are in! Today Karma Chavez talks with Dr. Mike Wagner on yesterday’s election and what it means for Wisconsin politics. Mike Wagner is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin. His research and teaching focuses on how well democracies work.
Today we pay tribute to the life and legacy of the late Professor Jim Baughman, who passed away Saturday morning. Listen to hear from students and friends as we celebrate the life of the brilliant professor. Baughman passed away on Saturday morning, at the age of 64 from lung cancer. He joined the Journalism faculty […]
How are student activists defending their rights and addressing racism on campuses? What is the Blind Side movement and how does it coincide with other movements—the Coalition, UW Blackout and other statewide organizing? On today’s show, Karma Chavez talks with Sanaz Raji about student of color organizing in the UK. Later she talks with Shenell Edwards […]
What are the politics of pain medicine? Today Karma Chavez talks with Scott Graham, director of the Scientific and Medical Communications Laboratory at UW-Milwaukee, about his book on the rhetoric of pain medicine and his forthcoming work on drug approval processes and big pharmacies. Graham’s principal research expertise is in cross-domain scientific and medical communication, with […]