Ojibwe storytelling event, Tubas in the UW band, New childhood obesity guidelines

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Members of the marching band perform in front of a crowded stadium.
Members of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band take the field before the Badgers’ game against Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

Featured in this Show

  • Ojibwe storytellers at the WI Historical Society

    The Wisconsin Historical Society is hosting free, online forums with Ojibwe storytellers throughout January. We speak with a Tribal Historic Preservation Officer about the importance of these stories to the land and the people who share it.

  • WHYsconsin: Tubas in Wisconsin and at UW-Madison

    A pair of longtime tuba players and educators answer a WHYsconsin question about the prominence of the lowest brass instrument both around Wisconsin, and specifically in the University of Wisconsin Marching Band.

    This segment was inspired by an audience question as part of the WHYsconsin project. Submit your question at wpr.org/WHYsconsin and we might answer it in a future story.

  • Childhood obesity guidelines show immediate, long-term health effects

    The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines pertaining to childhood obesity. A pediatric doctor joins us to talk about the impacts of childhood obesity on long- and short-term health, and to talk about the new guidelines.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Wanda McFaggen Guest
  • John Stevens Guest
  • Mike Forbes Guest
  • Brian Lynch Guest
  • Tim Peterson Interviewer

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