UW Tuition Freeze, Seed Diversity, Congressional Candidate Interview

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Imagine a remote fortress built to protect seeds from all over the world. It exists in Norway, and we talk with a Wisconsin researcher who is studying it. Then we continue our series of candidate interviews in advance of Wisconsin’s August 9 primary election. Today’s first congressional district candidate is Democrat Tom Breu. And we’ll discuss Governor Walker’s call to extend the UW tuition freeze.

Featured in this Show

  • Governor Walker Seeks To Extend UW Tuition Freeze

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced last week that he’ll seek to extend the UW tuition freeze and has indicated that the system (and other agencies) won’t receive additional funding in the upcoming budget. We’ll speak with higher education reporter Nico Savidge about the news.

  • A Wisconsin Scientist Studies The Global Seed Bank

    In remote Norway, the world stores seed samples from around the world to ensure that genetic strains are not lost. we talk with a Wisconsin scientists who has been studying the repository and its impact for several years.

  • Congressional Primary Candidate Interview: Tom Breu

    Tom Breu joins the show to talk about his campaign in the Democratic Primary for the First Congressional district, as part of an ongoing series of candidate interviews.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Nico Savidge Guest
  • Tracey Heatherington Guest
  • Tom Breu Guest

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