Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s family commission is calling for a series of state law and policy changes to alleviate poverty by strengthening families. UW-Madison Professor of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Research on Poverty weighs in on these suggestions.
A study of more than 5,000 Wisconsin lakes shows that nearly a quarter of them have become murkier in the past two decades. This trend could get worse as a changing climate leads to increased precipitation. However, the study also shows most lakes have stayed the same and some are even seeing an improvement in clarity.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is hosting a project designed to explore women’s existing roles in African peacemaking and to see what lessons can be gleaned from their mostly informal initiatives.
In an age of Snapchat, Twitter, and Netflix, Hannah Agyekum’s students at Bonduel High School made meaningful cultural connections last year through 400-year-old Chinese literature.
WisconsinEye will livestream a panel discussion on the 2016 presidential campaign featuring Washington Post political reporter David Weigel on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The panel discussion is sponsored by the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Elections Research Center at UW-Madison.
The piano professor debuts his Hyperpiano in a concert on Oct. 18.