UW Report On Foundation Transactions, Commuting In Wisconsin, Honeybee Health

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For years, scientists have been warning of sharp declines in the honeybee population, but finding answers for the drop off has been difficult. An expert shares some of the reasons for their plight and looks at efforts to save honeybees around the world. We also find out what a study on commuting in Wisconsin reveals about the state’s economy and social web. Plus, a look at financial transactions between UW colleges and their respective foundations

Featured in this Show

  • UW Investigation Turns Up 'Questionable' Transactions Between Colleges And Foundations

    In light of illegal financial deals at UW-Oshkosh, the University of Wisconsin System has released the results of an internal investigation into financial transactions between its colleges and their respective foundations. A reporter breaks down what the investigation found.

  • How Does Wisconsin Commute?

    A new report from WisContext traces the ways Wisconsin commutes–and how communities are connected together by a web of rides to and from work.

  • Searching For Answers On Honeybees

    Over the last decade or so, scientists and others have been sounding the alarm about declining honeybee populations. But getting answers for the decline hasn’t been easy. An author and beekeeper explores the plight of honeybees across the globe, and looks at efforts to save this crucial species.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Nico Savidge Guest
  • Malia Jones Guest
  • Heather Swan Guest