The Marie Christine Kohler Fellows at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery are a select group of UW-Madison PhD students representing various disparate disciplines across campus. One of the aims of the fellowship is to raise awareness of the importance of interdisciplinary thought in the university and the community at large. The fellows address the question, […]
MADISON (WORT) — TV personality Katie Couric spoke at the University of Wisconsin-Madison spring commencement ceremony over the weekend. She delivered a message for Wisconsin politicians just down the road from the UW-Madison campus.
How can we stop the current Ebola epidemic? How can we prevent future outbreaks? How can this be done by engaging with the in situ system? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What is UW-Madison’s annual Line Breaks Festival? How does it investigate contemporary American culture? Who participates and performs in the festival? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Did media coverage contribute to Americans’ tendency to favor national security over civil liberties following the 9/11 attacks? How did news framing of terrorist threats support the expanding surveillance state revealed by Edward Snowden? Today our guest host Mike Wagner will be joined by UW Professors, Dhavan Shah and Doug McLeod, to discuss their new book “News Frames and National Security: Covering Big Brother.