Walter Dickey, Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School, introduces innovative ideas to change the Wisconsin Criminal Justice system. Dickey discusses his work with judges, prosecutors and juries.
Since 1969, children and adults alike have flocked to the place where residents coexist in harmony. Here, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skills, and respect people's differences.
Paul Meier, Scientist, Wisconsin Energy Institute, UW-Madison, assesses energy systems to create a model of Wisconsin's energy picture which is socially acceptable, financially responsible and reliable. Meier analyzes electricity systems, transportation systems and fuel production systems as criteria for building an energy portfolio.
Evan Selinger, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology, argues that increasingly, consumer electronics and proprietary social networking platforms mediate our intimate interactions and explains why it's important that we do certain things ourselves and ...
Stephen Pardy, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy, UW-Madison, explains that with the appropriate ingredients: hydrogen gas, stars and dark matter, the laws of physics and evolution, you, too, can create a galaxy.
Francis Shen, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Law School, discusses the past, present and future use of neuroscience research in criminal and civil court cases. Neuroscience research areas include: mental health, dementia, prenatal care, crime and education.
Bruce Brown, a scientist with the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey of the UW-Extension, explains the basics of hydrofracking, the use and characteristics of frac sand, and the geological reasons why sand from Wisconsin is in demand.