700 mile multi-purpose trail purposed for southern Wisconsin, UW System President Jay Rothman

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First, we learn about a nonprofit group creating a connected multi-purpose path of more than 700 miles from Milwaukee to Madison, Chicago and beyond. Then, six months into the position we get an update from new UW System President Jay Rothman.

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Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Willie Karidis Guest
  • Jay Rothman Guest