WORT is holding an election for 8 seats on its Board of Directors. There will also be a vote on whether to make changes to the station’s bylaws. The bylaws are the legal document that govern the basic structure of the organization and its Board of Directors. See the proposed changes here: Bylaws Changes Annotated. […]
The idea is simple. Expand the building, expand the programming, and bring all 130 students to grade-level math and reading skills by 2020. All it will take is $2.2 million, and Vera is well on its way. By the time groundbreaking happened this spring, Vera had already raised 60% of the necessary budget. 94 donors, […]
This week on Radio Astronomy, Jacqueline Goldstein and Zach Pace discuss supernovae in the “Fireworks Galaxy”, NGC 6946. These stellar explosions, which occur at the ends of the lives of massive stars, happen at least ten times more frequently in NGC 6946 than in our own Milky Way Galaxy. Learn more here: http://www.astronomy.com/news/2017/05/fireworks-galaxy-sets-off-its-10th-supernova-in-a-century
Once a month, First United Methodist Church and MACH1 hold a Foot Clinic for the homeless in Madison. Volunteers gather at 203 Wisconsin Avenue and wash the feet of needy members of our community. The clinic started in the spring of 2016, and continues to draw volunteers from across Madison. Foot care is a commonly […]
In this week’s Democracy Checkup, Blue Jean Nation’s Mike McCabe talks about the failed election strategies of today’s politicians. He says instead of going to the same old playbook, elected officials need to do more to connect with voters.
Douglas Wissing joins Allen to discuss the largest U.S. military engagement on the planet, the War in Afghanistan. Wissing is a journalist who has written for The New York Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, BBC, CNN and more. He is the author of “Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America’s Endless War in Afghanistan.”