Margaret George, Historical Novelist, joins "University Place Presents" host Norman Gilliland to examine the reputation of Nero, Emperor of Rome, who ruled in the 1st century A.D. Installed on the throne at the age of 16 by his mother, Nero was an artist and attempted to bring the Greek culture to Rome.
Amy Gnadt, Curator, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, focuses on the rich photo archive at the Harley Davidson Museum. Recently discovered photos, featured in the 2013 "Exposed! Harley-Davidson's Lost Photographs, 1915-1916" document century old Milwaukee products, people and places.
Katherine Cramer, Professor in the Department of Political Science at UW-Madison, shares the results of a five-year study to determine how people around Wisconsin view Madison, its people and the university. Cramer explores an urban-rural divide and the implications in statewide politics.
Steve Ackerman and Jonathan Martin, Professors, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison, discuss winter weather statistics and how they relate to climate change. They also offer a look behind the scenes of their monthly appearances on "The Larry Meiller Show" on Wisconsin Public Radio's Ideas Ne...
Phillip Clampitt, Professor in the Department of Communication at UW-Green Bay, discusses his journey as a social scientist, focusing on long believed, "alleged certainties" which have been proven to be wrong.