WORT Local News
It’s December and Christmas isn’t the only thing in the air this year. Several strains of the flu virus have shown up earlier and they are quickly spreading. Reporter Hayden Marx asked Spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control Tom Skinner if there is a reason for the early start. Epidemiologist for Public Health of Madison […]
Are you looking for a farmer to grow organic food on your land — or a farmer looking for land to till in Madison? Well, the Farley Center Farm Incubator in Verona may have a solution for you. And it’s coming from the world of speed dating. Next Tuesday they will bring together farmers […]
Last month, Dane County opened the doors to a new Aging and Disability Resource Center. Just what is this facility and how can you use it? . Craig McComb caught up with the newly-hired ADRC Director, Jennifer Fischer. . Listen to the interview here: ARDC by wort-fm The Aging and Disability Resource Center is located […]
UW Madison Astronomy PhD student Jenna Ryon explains the importance of star clusters for studies of galaxy evolution. Listen and learn!
On November 19th the PNM family and the WORT community lost a dear colleague and friend, Mark Young. The show on Thursday, Dec. 6th, at 7:00 pm, will be dedicated and pay tribute to Mark. Some of us PNM’ers and others from WORT will express our feelings for Mark and the contributions he’s made, not […]
On the November 29th edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, Kaitlin produced and hosted the show, on science as storytelling and scientists as storytellers. She brings us three tales on this theme, with four interesting guests: First, we hear from Bethany Laursen, a graduate student in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Forestry Department and […]