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.
(displaying videos 6 - 10)
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.
Making Art, Not War
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, panelists consider how the arts can provide new ways of understanding tragedy: John DeMain, music director of the Madison...
Run time: 1 hr. 22 min.
Educational Inequality in the Aftermath of No Child Left Behind
Adam Gamoran, director of the Wisconsin Center on Education Research at UW-Madison, discusses the impacts of 2001 No Child Left Behind legislation on educational inequality in the United States. Has...
Run time: 1 hr. 36 min.
Water Course: A Conversation on the Health of Wisconsin's Lakes and Rivers
Surrounded by water on three borders, Wisconsin relies on its waterways as a critical economic and environmental resource. In this video, two of Wisconsin's leading water experts--Rebecca Klaper, Shaw Associate...
Run time: 1 hr. 19 min.
Age On: Physical and Fit for Life
Dr. Jane Mahoney from the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health explains how fitness continues to play a major role in maintaining our physical health as we age. Her...
Run time: 1 hr. 13 min.
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