Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers It’s the most wonderful time of the year, time for the Wisconsin Book Festival, and Stu Levitan welcomes one of the featured presenters, University of Wisconsin Professor Chad Alan Goldberg, editor of an important new volume Education for Democracy: Renewing the Wisconsin Idea, from our very good friends […]
The sad saga of the disgraced former Madison police chief Bruce Weatherly comes to a tragic end on Wednesday July 25 when his wife, Inez, shoots him in the stomach with his own .38 caliber revolver at their home in his native San Antonio, Texas. “I just shot your daddy,” Mrs. Weatherly tells her daughter […]
While the debate over enhanced federal unemployment aid in Wisconsin has been settled for now, the broader, national discussion on the issue continues. At least 26 states have cut their ties with the program. Business owners and interest groups argue that ending the additional aid is the best way to address difficulties in hiring new […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes University of Wisconsin Professor Chad Alan Goldberg, editor of an important new volume Education for Democracy: Renewing the Wisconsin Idea, from our very good friends at the University of Wisconsin Press. But before we hear from the good professor, you should know that you have […]
Each Tuesday, WORT checks in with the editorial staff at the Daily Cardinal — one of UW-Madison’s student newspapers — to learn about what’s happening on campus. For more, we pass the mic to Will Cioci, the Cardinal’s co-editor in chief, for the latest.
This fall, researchers in Utah began surveying wildlife populations after a breakout of the COVID-19 SARS-2 virus in domestic mink farms. They found one wild mink who had contracted the virus, apparently from contact with farmed mink. Interspecies infection has been a hallmark of the SARS-2 Cov2 virus from the start. Nevertheless, the new finding […]