Film Preservation, Packers Ask Fans To Lock Arms, Researching Refugee Experience

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Researchers at UW-Oshkosh are launching a study on the successes and challenges for international refugees settling in Wisconsin. We find out what they hope to learn and how it could change the way the state welcomes new arrivals. We also hear how UW-Madison is preserving its collection of motion pictures on fragile, flammable nitrate film. Plus, we discuss a request from the Green Bay Packers for spectators to lock arms before tonight’s game in a show of unity and hear about fans’ reactions.

Featured in this Show

  • UW Project Works To Preserve Old, Fragile Film Stock

    The Wisconsin Film Project has completed a six-year exploration of vintage nitrate film stock in an effort to preserve the moving images. We talk to the Assistant Director for the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research who works with this fragile, flammable film stock.

  • UW-Oshkosh Leading Study On Refugee Resettlement In The State

    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are conducting a study looking at refugee communities in the state. The goal is to determine the successes and challenges that come with resettlement in Wisconsin. Paul Van Auken, associate professor of sociology and environmental studies at UW-Oshkosh, joins us to talk about the research.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Mary K. Huelsbeck Guest
  • Paul Van Auken Guest

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