Wisconsin Academy

University Place lecture series.

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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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Keeping the Dream Alive

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

Keeping the Dream Alive

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The Gift of Life

Hans Sollinger speaks of organ transplantation.

The Gift of Life

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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 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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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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Commercializing Stem Cell Research

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

Commercializing Stem Cell Research

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Imagine: How Creativity Works

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

Imagine: How Creativity Works

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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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Vital Skills

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

Vital Skills

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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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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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The Photography of Witness

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

The Photography of Witness

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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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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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Writing Wisconsin's Communities

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

Writing Wisconsin's Communities

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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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The Entrepreneurial Edge

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

The Entrepreneurial Edge

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Understanding the Art of Vision

Shiela Reaves explores the power of visual images and color.

Understanding the Art of Vision