Lynn Keller is Martha Meier Renk-Bascom Professor of Poetry at UW-Madison. She is co-editor of the University of Iowa Press Series on Contemporary North American Poetry, and is particularly interested in women’s poetry and ecopoetics.
What’s in a smile? Encouragement? A friendly hello? A threat? It turns out that humans are fairly good at parsing the subtle signals sent in expressions like smiles, and those expressions and our perceptions of them can impact our body chemistry. In our March 15 show, Producer Will Cushman talks to Justin Martin, a graduate […]
March Mammoth Opening Celebration Wisconsin’s Ice Age Saturday, March 3 Presentations at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Verona Public Library Celebrate the opening of March Mammoth with presentations on Wisconsin’s Ice Age by Colossal Fossils on Saturday, March 3. at the Verona Public Library. The first presentation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. and […]
March Mammoth Exhibit & Events March 1 – April 3 Verona Public Library Explore the world of the Ice Age with special events for all ages at the Verona Public Library from March 1 through April 3. The March Mammoth exhibit features real and replica fossils, including life-size replicas of a giant woolly mammoth skull […]
Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources came into existence in its current form in 1967, under Republican governor Warren Knowles, but it has much deeper roots. Territorial laws governing fishing, trapping, water navigation and wildfires date back to the 1700s. In 1915 and 1917,the legislature created the Conservation Commission and many of the modern natural resource […]
In this week’s edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, host and producer Will Cushman talks with Dr. Christian Capitini, from the Department of Pediatrics in the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, about immunotherapy as a tool for cancer treatment. Specifically, Capitini describes a newly approved treatment for certain childhood cancers that applies new […]