The Eurovision Song Contest. 39 countries, 39 songs, 1 victor. Since 1956 the Contest has been one of the most-watched live non-sports entertainment telecasts worldwide. Around 200 million people tune in on a Saturday in May to watch pop songtastrophes representing their respective countries battle it out for the chance to overspend as this year’s […]
Collegeland is a podcast sharing the untold stories from campuses around the United States, co-hosted by professors Nan Enstad and Lisa Levenstein. Tonight, the Access Hour will be featuring episode 8: Beyond the Land-Grab University. Land-grant universities are the legacy of the Morrill Act of 1862, which gave states throughout the Midwest and West upwards […]
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Google receives 1 billion searches for health information a day. People are searching online for their health information but where do they go from their searches? What websites are reliable? Once you get the information, how do you check for credibility? Everyone can experience low health literacy – the ability to understand information about […]
Stacy Harbaugh will having a roundtable discussion with other Community Shares volunteers about volunteerism and nonprofit advocacy related to Community Shares of Wisconsin’s upcoming Community Change-Makers Awards event (on September 17). At the event, three community leaders will receive leadership awards and each person will be able to grant $1000 to the nonprofit of their […]
Monday August 24th marks the 50th anniversary of the Bombing of the Army Math Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison–otherwise known an the Sterling Hall Bombing–carried out by four Madison radicals (the “New Year Gang”) in the very early hours of that day during UW’s late-summer break. This violent and dramatic act of protest […]
Songs are centered the around concern for the future of living conditions on this planet, the growing injustices for so many children assuming what the majority of climates scientists are predicting proves true. Mike also provides a brief summary of his proposal described at www.allthingsenvironmental.com.