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October 2022

Crossroads of Ideas: How to Hunt for Stories, and Not Kill Them in the Telling

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UW-Madison (Discovery Building), 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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For Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser, the best part of journalism is that it turns the world into a scavenger hunt. Instead of Easter eggs, journalists look for true stories. But how do you find them, especially ones that haven’t already been covered to death? And once you do land one, how do you tell it in a way that keeps your listener holding their breath to hear more? For the first part of this event, Latif will share a few…

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SoundWaves: Through the Looking Glass

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Collins Recital Hall, 740 University Ave
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
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SoundWaves takes a look at (and through) glass at this year’s Wisconsin Science Festival. What is glass? How is it used to explore our universe? To build our buildings? To tell stories about our beliefs? To create musical sounds? Find out in the Collins Recital Hall at the UW-Madison Hamel Music Center at the first SoundWaves event of the academic year. Ellen Zweibel - astronomy and physics Mark Ediger - chemistry Hannah Blum - civil and environmental engineering Tom Dale…

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