Reducing mass shootings, Heating with food waste, Avian flu mitigation

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A fence near the scene of a grocery store shooting in Boulder, Colo.
A young boy walks at the temporary fence put up around the parking lot of a King Soopers grocery store Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. Ten people were killed in a mass shooting at the supermarket on Monday, March 22. David Zalubowski/AP Photo

The author of a new book shares how threat assessments could help reduce mass shootings. Then, a UW-Oshkosh official shares how the school is working to heat a building on campus using food waste. Later, two veterinary professors share the latest on avian flu in Wisconsin and efforts to stop its spread.

Featured in this Show

  • How threat assessments can help reduce mass shootings in America

    As mass shootings continue to plague the U.S., many wonder if and how they can be prevented. We talk to the author of a new book about the benefits and drawbacks of one lesser known strategy: behavioral threat assessments.

  • UW-Oshkosh's plan to use food waste to heat building on campus

    The director of campus sustainability at UW-Oshkosh joins the show to talk about efforts to heat a building on campus using food waste.

  • UW professors tracking avian flu, developing vaccine

    Veterinary experts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are keeping close tabs on the spread of avian flu while also working on a vaccine to protect birds in Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Mark Follman Guest
  • Brad Spanbauer Guest
  • Adel Talaat Guest
  • Keith Poulsen Guest

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