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THE FORT HOOD SHOOTING: A SURVIVOR’S STORY

Guest: Dorothy Carskadon, Team Leader, Madison Vet Center – Captain, Army Reserves Army Captain Dorothy Carskadon arrived at Fort Hood, Texas on November 4, 2009. This was her last stop on her way to Afghanistan. She had just completed a month’s combat training in California, and on Saturday, November 5, 2009 was sitting in a… Read more »

DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES PARTNER WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT

Guests: Shannon Barry, Executive Director, DAIS – Domestic Abuse Intervention Services Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney The statistics get our attention. Here are just some: 1 in 4 women will be a victim of domestic violence at some point in her lifetime; women make up over 84% of victims of abuse between spouses, and 86%… Read more »

JEREMI SURI ON NATION-BUILDING

Guest: Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Global Leadership, History, and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin; former E. Gordon Fox Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison “Nation-building is in America’s DNA.” states Jeremi Suri in his latest book, Liberty’s Surest Guardian: AMERICAN NATION-BUILDING FROM THE FOUNDERS TO OBAMA…. Read more »

THE CHAZEN MUSEUM OF ART EXPANDS

Guests: Russell Panczenko, Director, Chazen Museum of Art Petie Rudy, Docent, Chazen Museum of Art In 2005, Simona and Jerome A. Chazen stepped forward with a visionary gift of $25 million toward the expansion of the Chazen Museum of Art. More than 140 additional donors, all private sources, then completed the $43 million needed to… Read more »

CONQUER CYBEROVERLOAD

Guest: Joanne Cantor, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, UW-Madison;Author of Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress Many people think they can multitask. The truth is, tasks that involve language processing or decision making need your full attention. So when you try to do two such tasks at the same time, you end… Read more »