An astronomy magazine editor shares how to see the northern lights in Wisconsin. Then, we learn more about UW-Madison’s plant breeding program and research with a horticulture professor. Later, a financial analyst explores the ramifications of the ongoing student loan freeze and whether more debt could be forgiven.
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Seeing the aurora borealis in the Midwest
The northern lights aren’t just for the North Pole — sometimes, if you’re lucky, you can catch them in the Midwest, too. We learn how to see the northern lights in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.
Inside UW's Plant Breeding and Genetics Program
UW is on its way to building a new Plant Germplasm Research Facility. We learn about what the school’s plant breeding program does, and how this new building will further their goals.
COVID freeze on student loan payments likely to continue
Student loan payments have been suspended for two years over two presidential administrations. The pause is likely to be extended again. A financial expert explains why the student loan freeze continues, and whether the Biden administration will take any steps to forgive the $1.6 trillion dollars Americans have in student loan debt.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
- Colleen Leahy Producer
- Tim Peterson Producer
- David Eicher Guest
- Irwin Goldman Guest
- Travis Hornsby Guest
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