Tag Archives: UW Madison

Behind the Scenes: Pledge Drive Q&A

A few times a year, we call on all of our members and viewers to reach out and support our station. Pledge drive is an integral part of who we are and what we do at Wisconsin Public Television. But … Continue reading

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Finding Private Gordon

Last year on WPT’s University Place, researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison outlined their search for the missing remains of United States Army Private Lawrence Gordon who was killed in action at Normandy in World War II. Through their work, his remains have been … Continue reading

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A Badger Band Show Drum Solo Selfie

Are you excited for the annual University of Wisconsin Varsity Band Spring Concert on Wisconsin Public Television Saturday night at 7? Band member Tommy Johnson – who snapped the selfie below in the middle of his drum solo this past … Continue reading

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Have you ever wondered who makes those sounds emerge from the majestic bell tower on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus? In today’s Wisconsin Life sneak peek, meet Lyle Anderson, the school’s official carillonneur for more than 30 years and learn … Continue reading

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UW-Madison Professor and The Poisoner’s Handbook

Tonight’s all-new The Poisoner’s Handbook: American Experience at 7 p.m. on Wisconsin Public Television is based on UW-Madison professor Deborah Blum’s best-selling book. It’s a fascinating tale of New York City medical examiner Charles Norris’ role in bringing a scientific … Continue reading

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