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WISCONSIN INSTITUTES FOR DISCOVERY: LEADING THE WORLD IN RESEARCH

Guests: John Wiley, former UW Chancellor and Interim Director, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Laura Heisler, Director of Programming, WARF and head of public programs for the WID Town Center and teaching labs The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, comprised of a public half (the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery), a private half (the Morgridge Institute for Research)… Read more »

The Baton Passes At Monona Terrace

Guests: Jim Hess – retiring Director, Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center Greg McManners – incoming Director, Monona Terrace George Nelson – Community Leader, Monona Terrace Commission It seems impossible that Monona Terrace was a topic of major controversy in Madison for nearly 60 years before it was finally built in 1997. George Nelson remembers… Read more »

Light The House

Guests: Kevin Huddleston, Executive Director Ronald McDonald House Charities – Madison Amber & Chris Boll, parents of Eli and frequent RMH residents Since 1993, the 18-bedroom Ronald McDonald House in Madison has provided a “home away from home” to over 15,000 families whose lives have been turned upside down because of the life-threatening illness of… Read more »

Savor Wisconsin For The Holidays

Guest: Christine Lindner, Wisconsin’s 63rd Alice in Dairyland “Something Special from Wisconsin” is a great way to flavor up the holidays says Christine Lindner, Wisconsin’s Alice in Dairyland. Whether it’s a holiday meal or a gift basket of Wisconsin products, the best choices are often from our own backyard. Wisconsin’s $59 billion agriculture industry provides… Read more »

Up Close And Personal With John and Barbara DeMain

Guests: John DeMain, Music Director, Madison Symphony Orchestra Barbara DeMain, wife, supporter and former promoter of classical music concerts They first met in Houston. She was there on a concert assignment from her home in Germany. He was there conducting and offered her a ride to the concert hall. The conversation was good and it… Read more »