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Our central Wisconsin farm was one of those rocky, sandy, hilly, and droughty farms where it never seemed to rain enough.

In Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine, Erika Janik traces the development of alternative (or “irregular,” as it was known then) medicine in nineteenth century America.

The new book by veteran reporters Jason Stein and Patrick Marley is likely to be the definitive chronicle of the first two years of Scott Walker’s term as Governor of Wisconsin.

Economist Timothy Smeeding, director of the UW-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty, explores the "Great Recession" of recent years and its implications for employment, poverty and inequality in the U.S.

A good number of Wisconsinites, it is fair to assume, are unfamiliar with the Bark River in southeast Wisconsin.

In Part I of a special series of Academy Evenings talks entitled "Understanding Immigration," UW–Madison history professor Thomas Archdeacon examines immigration in our nation's history and how it compares and contrasts with immigration today.

The global economy is racked by its worst crisis since the Great Depression. What are the lessons to be learned from the world economic collapse of the late 1920s and how might the current downturn affect our thinking a generation from now?

Tom Jones’s Encountering Cultures, a photographic series focused on historical reenactments of the French fur trade era (circa 1760–1840) called Rendezvous, opened on March 9th at the James Watrous Gallery in Madison.

I could feel a draft moving through Milwaukee’s Broadway Theatre Center’s rehearsal hall that snowy January afternoon. The artistic directors from Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater Company leaned back in their folding chairs.

The Pro Are Quartet today: Sally Chisholm, viola; Parry Karp, violoncello;  Suzanne Beia, violin; David Perry, violin

“Four rational people conversing” was how the brilliant writer and poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe described to a friend in 1829 the genre of the string quartet.

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