We’ve decided to postpone our livestream until Thursday 6/11 out of respect for and in solidarity with the fight against white supremacy and the many black lives that have been taken unjustly by the hands of the police. In no way do we think these issues will be any less prominent or significant by 6/11, […]
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Everybody’s a fan of something, whether it be the Badgers, the Packers, Harry Potter, or Dr. Who. On today’s A Public Affair, substitute host Whitney Gent talks with Dr. Ashley Hinck, of Xavier University, about what happens when fans band together to create social change — and what that might mean for this election year. […]
In the 21st century, warfare more often looks like drones in the air than troops on the ground. Public resistance to drone warfare has been minimal, likely in part because drones help avoid American casualties. Dr. Jessy Ohl of University of Mary Washington argues that it’s more than that — rhetoric about contemporary warfare is […]
What is the MMSD Behavior Education Plan? How does it benefit the students? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
How is homelessness thought about at the local and national levels? How does advocacy work interplay between the two? How does homelessness at the national level inform how those at the local level think about solutions? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
In the wake of the District Attorney’s decision regarding Tony Robinson, how can the Madison community begin to heal? What unique, arts-based strategies are helping people process and find solutions to racial justice? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Tonight’s show features Dr. Joanna Radin of Yale University and Dr. Kristoffer Whitney of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Learn more about Dr. Radin’s research on frozen collections, including those of nonhuman life for conservation, here Learn more about Dr. Whitney’s research on bird banding in his recent piece in The Atlantic This […]
See image for the Press Release and invitation to Horizon High School’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Horizon High School is the only recovery high school in Wisconsin for teens in recovery from addiction and substance use disorder. We have been in operation for 16-1/2 years. The school fosters emotional, social and academic growth for our students […]
The University of Wisconsin Police Department officers practiced deescalating tense situations in the safety of the MATC Truax campus’ protective services building. That’s part of a training called Integrating communications, assessment and tactics or ICAT training. UWPD becomes the first department in Wisconsin to embark on it. The department chose the Police Executive Research Forum’s […]
Highway roadsidesas place! And not just any place but habitat, buffer, and potential! Sound crazy? Normally don’t give roadsides a second thought? Am excited to share an interview with Joslyn Mink about her research on WI highways, native plants, restoration, and how to think about the 100,000+ miles of road — and thereby roadside — […]