Wisconsin Academy

    University Place lecture series.

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    Wisconsin's Education Challenges

    Julie Underwood, Mike Thompson, Joan Wade and Dan Nerad discuss education in Wisconsin.

    Wisconsin's Education Challenges

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    Commercializing Stem Cell Research

    Learn about stem cell technology from Michael West of BioTime Inc.

    Commercializing Stem Cell Research

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    The 2008 Presidential Election Campaign

    Dr. Barry Burden lectures in a political series entitled "Getting to Purple".

    The 2008 Presidential Election Campaign

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    Wisconsin 2050: Lessons from the Great Depression

    Look back at history for possible answers to current economic issues with Liaquat Ahamed.

    Wisconsin 2050: Lessons from the Great Depression

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    Islam and America: Citizenship and Democracy

    Join Charles Cohen, Louise Cainkar and Asifa Quraishi for a discussion about citizenship.

    Islam and America: Citizenship and Democracy

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    Making Art, Making War

    John DeMain, Jane Simon and Valerie Laken discuss the arts post 9/11.

    Making Art, Making War

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    Tales from the Other Biotech Frontier

    Take a closer look at stem cell research in Wisconsin compared to other states.

    Tales from the Other Biotech Frontier

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    Imagine: How Creativity Works

    Join Jonah Lehrer for an introduction into the science of creativity.

    Imagine: How Creativity Works

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    Envisioning Responses to Climate Change

    Panel discussion focusing on hopeful responses to climate change in Wisconsin.

    Envisioning Responses to Climate Change

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    Thornton Wilder: A Life

    Penelope Niven and Tappan Wilder celebrate the life and works of Thornton Wilder.

    Thornton Wilder: A Life

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    Vital Skills

    Jody Clowes leads a panel discussion about the importance of traditional skills.

    Vital Skills

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    The Entrepreneurial Edge

    Tryg Jacobson, Ben Richgruber and Gregory St. Fort share their entrepreneurial philosophy.

    The Entrepreneurial Edge

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    The State of Wisconsin's Forests

    David Mladenoff discusses the history of Wisconsin forests and looks toward the future.

    The State of Wisconsin's Forests

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    The Power of the Liberal Arts

    Thomas Pleger discusses the importance of arts, sciences and the humanities.

    The Power of the Liberal Arts

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    Getting "Civilized" About Deficit Reduction

    Join Diane Lim Rogers for a discussion about tackling the nation’s debt.

    Getting "Civilized" About Deficit Reduction

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    The U.S. at Home and Abroad in a Post-9/11 World

    Join John Hall and Donald Downs for a look at U.S. military operations post 9/11.

    The U.S. at Home and Abroad in a Post-9/11 World

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    Violence, Restorative Justice and Human Rights

    Join Janine Geske and Scott Straus for a look at justice in the U.S. and in Africa. "

    Violence, Restorative Justice and Human Rights

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    The Photography of Witness

    Michael Kienitz, Kevin Miyazaki and Craig Schreiner share experiences through photographs.

    The Photography of Witness

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    Full Spectrum: The Promise of Light as Medicine

    Chukuka S. Enwemeka discusses medical uses for phototherapy.

    Full Spectrum: The Promise of Light as Medicine

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    Barriers to Addressing Our Climate and Energy Challenges

    Sharon Dunwoody, Dietram Scheufele and Kathy Kuntz discuss energy concerns.

    Barriers to Addressing Our Climate and Energy Challenges

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    Revitalizing Rural Life through the Arts

    Donna Neuwirth, Jay Salinas and Mitch Menchaca discuss the arts in rural areas.

    Revitalizing Rural Life through the Arts

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    Why Third-World Migrants Will Disappear by 2050

    Jeffery Williamson challenges beliefs about labor, immigration and the economy.

    Why Third-World Migrants Will Disappear by 2050

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    Warfare and Public Perception in 2050

    Join the discussion about the imapact of wars on our society.

    Warfare and Public Perception in 2050

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    What's Driving My Car? 2050 Biofuels

    Learn about our consumption of energy and biofuels with Tim Donohue.

    What's Driving My Car? 2050 Biofuels

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    Digital Media and the Future of Schooling

    Erica Halverson discusses media in the classroom.

    Digital Media and the Future of Schooling

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    Halting the Progression of Neurological Diseases

    Jeffery Johnson discusses research into cause and progression of neurological diseases.

    Halting the Progression of Neurological Diseases

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    Wisconsin as America's Laboratory of Democracy

    Learn about the history of Wisconsin politics.

    Wisconsin as America's Laboratory of Democracy

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    Progress in Bridging Political Divides

    David Broder discusses the U.S. election process.

    Progress in Bridging Political Divides

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    The Power of Forgiveness

    Robert Enright discusses his scientific research about forgiveness.

    The Power of Forgiveness

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    The Gift of Life

    Hans Sollinger speaks of organ transplantation.

    The Gift of Life

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    Keeping the Dream Alive

    Gloria Ladson-Billings addresses the issues seen in public education.

    Keeping the Dream Alive

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    Education Benefits of Digital Technologies

    Massively multiplayer online games may be among the most promising new teaching methods.

    Education Benefits of Digital Technologies

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    Writing Wisconsin's Communities

    Kimberly Blaeser, Fabu, Dion Kempthorne and Timothy Yu engage communities through writing.

    Writing Wisconsin's Communities

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    Understanding the Art of Vision

    Shiela Reaves explores the power of visual images and color.

    Understanding the Art of Vision