For today’s show, Ali highlights the work of Sofia Snow, a community leader, writer, and performing artist who was recently named the director of the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) at UW–Madison. Sofia, herself a graduate of OMAI’s First Wave hip-hop scholarship program, discusses her path from the East Coast to Madison, her extensive […]
UW-Madison, in an effort to support diversity and inclusion on its campus, houses the Multicultural Learning Community in University Housing. The space is meant to facilitate community discussions about social justice, identities, and multiculturalism. However, University Housing moved to place house fellow Chuefang Yang on paid administrative last year. Yang allegedly told students to limit […]
In the wake of news that Iran will no longer abide by uranium enrichment levels agreed upon in its 2015 nuclear deal, WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with UW-Madison Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Paul Wilson, about these levels and the history of Iran’s nuclear program.
Student protesters chanted “We all you love you ECE, we stand in solidarity,” as they marched up to Bascom Hall. Among them was Marcel, a graduate student at UW-Madison, one of many protesting today against the return of researcher and professor Dr. Akbar Sayeed to UW-Madison. “We are protesting because professor Sayeed drove his grad […]
Environmental chemists at UW-Madison are investigating how PFAS and other “forever” chemicals move throughout the environment. Their unique molecular structures makes them appealing for industrial use, but they also provide a challenge to researchers who want to predict their spread throughout an ecosystem. WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with UW professor Dr. Christy Remucal about […]
Over forty UW-Madison students gathered at Slichter’s Housing Office yesterday afternoon to protest University Housing’s move to put house fellow Chuefang Yang on paid administrative leave last Tuesday. Yang allegedly told students to limit the number of white people they invite to a learning community dedicated to students of color on campus, and according to […]