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.
Cami Collins, Research Assistant, Department of Physics, UW-Madison, asks how stars and planets form and why some black holes are the brightest objects in the universe. Collins discusses the underlying physical mechanism which could reveal the answers.
A history of electric vehicles over the past 100 years, and the pros and cons of the different types of battery power that have been used, how electric cars are currently being powered and what the future looks like.
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.
Tracy Drier, Master Glassblower, Department of Chemistry, UW-Madison, discusses the history of glass and demonstrates some of the techniques he uses to create technically-tailored, made-to-order glassware for the Chemistry Department.
David Smith, Art Professor, Edgewood College, introduces the murals painted by self-taught artist Ernest Hupenden in the late 1890s. Hupenden's work reflects the rich tradition of folk art in Wisconsin and is painted on the walls and ceiling at The Painted Forest in Valton, Wisconsin.
A lively heroine arrives in Depression-era Yorkshire to shake up education at a school for girls, sparking conflict with a stern landowner. Anna Maxwell Martin, David Morrissey and Penelope Wilton star.