(WORT)–The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced last week that it had just won a major grant to preserve historic recordings of Wisconsin’s folk music. The National Endowment for the Humanities will award $230,000 to the Mills Music Library and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwest Culture to digitize brittle and underused recordings stretching back […]
(WORT)–Swastikas and images of Adolf Hitler posted to a Jewish student’s door. A healing ceremony recognizing Native American victims of sexual assault, heckled with Hollywood-style “war cries.” Black female students pushed, spat on, threatened, and told they didn’t deserve to attend the UW-Madison. These are only the most recent reports of racially-charged incidents that many […]
WORT’s Darien Lamen talks with Dr. Angela Rose Black, a research fellow at UW-Madison in Complementary and Integrative Health about her “mindfulness” research and culturally competent mental health.
(WORT) — Bo Ryan made headlines this weekend after Deadspin reported that the UW-Madison investigated the former men’s basketball coach about having an extramarital affair. Are we suddenly French? Or are we a Big Ten School? WORT Sports Director Elizabeth DiNovella keeps it real.
(WORT) — In January, there was an incident at a UW-Madison residence hall where a student taped photos of Adolf Hitler’s face and swastikas on the door of Jewish student’s dorm room.
In the February 18 edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we revisit the incredible and controversial process of gene editing. You may remember that we discussed gene editing with our guest Krishanu Saha, professor and scientist in biomedical engineering at UW-Madison (go to the January 21 post to hear the show). But we really just […]