From the Director
Midwesterners are obsessed with checking the weather. Most of us, though, aren’t looking at our mobile devices to see what tomorrow’s soil conditions will be.
When does the pursuit of scientific inquiry become an act of advocacy?
Seeing things through a thoughtful perspective, exploring an imaginary world, or savoring a potent phrase all create space to think, reflect, and, yes, escape.
Floods, droughts, out-of-control fires: Are we willing to see and accept what the bigger picture shows us?
What does promise does the American Dream hold in a highly fragmented society?
Why cut funding for programs that help rural and urban communities cultivate creativity as well as jobs?
While it can’t predict what will happen this year, science can tell us a lot about how facts move through the human cognitive process.
How can specific investments in the knowledge economy and our creative sectors make a brighter future for Wisconsin?
When the Wisconsin Academy was founded in 1870, the American fascination with science was in full bloom. Today, not so much.
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