Wisconsin Academy Evenings
Academy Evenings are free, public forums held at venues around Wisconsin. Addressing a range of timely topics, these presentations encourage interaction between the state's leading experts, researchers, scholars and artists and its citizens. Academy Evenings are organized by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.
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Age On! End of Life Decisions
Featured speakers are John D. (Jack) Swanson, MD; Lee M. Vogel, MD; and Norma Turk, MD. Dr. Swanson, who practices at at Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology, SC, specializes in...
Run time: 1 hr. 33 min.
Age On! What's New with Vitamin D and Osteoporosis?
Neil Binkley earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and subsequently received training in internal medicine at the Marshfield Clinic. After several years in private practice, he returned...
Run time: 1 hr. 25 min.
Age On! Friendship, Community and Dementia
This talk, the first of the 2012 Wisconsin Academy Age On Series, was presented by Susan H. and John T. McFadden. Susan McFadden is a psychology professor at the University...
Run time: 1 hr. 21 min.
Diane Ravitch: The Future of Public Education
Diane Ravitch's 2010 book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System, has been called a "must read" for education policymakers at all levels of government. A research...
Run time: 1 hr. 39 min.
Islam and America: Citizenship and Democracy
Three panelists reflect on the meaning of citizenship in America: Charles Cohen, UW-Madison professor of history and religious studies and director of the Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic...
Run time: 1 hr. 20 min.
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