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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Immigration Here at Home
This "Academy Evening" presentation is the second of four installments in the "Understanding Immigration" series. Presenter Jose Olivieri examines the impact of immigration--particularly immigration from Mexico--on Wisconsin's workforce and other...
Run time: 1 hr. 13 min.
Immigration Then and Now
Presenter Thomas Archdeacon examines immigration in our nation's history and how it compares and contrasts with immigration today. Archdeacon is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Academy Evenings...
Run time: 1 hr. 33 min.
Digital Media and the Future of Schooling: A Look at the 2050 Classroom
UW-Madison Professors of Education Erica and Richard Halverson discuss how evolving digital media environments will result in powerfully different learning environments, blurring the boundaries between the classroom and the world...
Run time: 1 hr. 35 min.
Children's Learning and Development: New Approaches to the Old Nature-Nurture Debate
How do infants and young children develop complex behaviors, such as language skills and emotional reasoning? Do we come by these aptitudes through social experience, or are we born with...
Run time: 1 hr. 25 min.
Heat Waves and High Water: Climate Change, Public Health and the 2050 Wisconsin Landscape
Professor Jonathan Patz of UW-Madison's Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) studies the ways that global climate change threaten public health. In his 2009 Academy Evening presentation, Patz...
Run time: 1 hr. 22 min.
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