Grant To Study Wisconsin Lakes, Youth Workforce Readiness, The History And Future Of Autism

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The state assembly has put together a task force aimed at improving workforce readiness among Wisconsin students. Our guest from the task force joins us to talk about the process of getting people ready for careers. We also learn about a new study taking place on Wisconsin lakes, and explore the history and future of autism in the United States.

Featured in this Show

  • Biologist Gets National Science Grant To Study Environmental Change In Wisconsin Lakes

    The National Science Foundation has awarded biologist Matthew Walsh $220,000 to study how organisms respond to natural change and change that is influenced by humans or environmental pollutants in Wisconsin and Alaska.

  • New Bipartisan Task Force To Address Youth Workforce Readiness In Wisconsin

    In August, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos created three new bipartisan task forces to address issues important to the state of Wisconsin. One of those is set to work on youth workforce readiness. We speak to the chair of this task force, just in time for Labor Day.

  • The History And Future Of Autism

    Studying and diagnosing Autism has a long and complicated history, and a science journalist wanted to explore where we’ve been, and where we’re going. Our guest joins us to talk about his new book, and discuss some of the common misconceptions we all share about the condition.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Matthew Walsh Guest
  • Bob Kulp Guest
  • Steve Silberman Guest

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