This podcast will give a sneak peak to the upcoming Badger Talks and showcase the person behind the discussion topic whether it's about the history of the Wisconsin Ice Age Trail, the history of Ragtime music, the changes in the dairy industry, or updates on the latest ground-breaking health care research being done on the University of Wisconsin- Madison campus.
Community-Based Research with Cory Sprinkel and Kat Phelps
What is research? We have images of labs, computer models, surveys, ivory towers, etc. but some researchers are taking research to the people: to communities and neighborhoods. We find out more with our guests, Community-Engaged Scholarship Specialist Cory Sprinkel of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and Kat Phelps, with the Wisconsin Network for Research Support.
The benefits of gratitude, with Bob McGrath
Psychology Emeritus Professor Robert McGrath helps us tune into the meaning of Thanksgiving by talking about the benefits of gratitude and thankfulness.
UW supports our veteran students, with Joe Rasmussen
It's Veterans' Day month, and on this episode, Joe Rasmussen, Director of Veterans Services at UW-Madison, talks about how the UW supports our veteran students.
Curing sick cranberries (and other fruits) with Fruit Pathologist Leslie Holland
Humans have doctors to cure them of illnesses and disease, so why not plants? Leslie Holland, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist of Fruit Crop Pathology talks with Buzz Kemper about diagnosing and curing disease in Wisconsin's most common fruit crops: cranberries, apples, and grapes.
It's Wisconsin Science Festival Time! Buzz talks with Festival Director Samantha Mulrooney
Every fall, the Wisconsin Science Festival features fascinating events all over Wisconsin. On this episode, Buzz Kemper speaks with Festival Director Samantha Mulrooney about this year's festival.
How genomics can prevent cardiac arrhythmia and sudden cardiac arrest, with electrophysiologist Dr. Lee Eckhardt
Dr. Lee L. Eckhardt is the Gary and Marie Weiner Professor of Cardiovascular Research and a faculty member in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine within the Department of Medicine. As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Eckhardt treats a wide variety of arrhythmia conditions particularly conditions that cause ventricular arrhythmia or sudden death. She is an expert in inherited arrhythmia conditions and directs both clinical and basic science arrhythmia research projects related to these interests with an overarching goal of prevention of sudden cardiac death (SCD). She is co-director of the UW Health Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic and the Cardiac Arrest Prevention Program. Dr. Eckhardt serves as the Vice President of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society (2020-2022) and the Heart Rhythm Society Fellowship Committee. She is an editorial board member of the Heart Rhythm Society Journal, Heart Rhythm Care Reports Journal and JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.