Antibiotic aims to prevent sexually transmitted infections, State universities plan to directly admit students next year

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First, a doctor talks about how and why a common antibiotic can reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections, such as syphilis and chlamydia. Later, a professor studying education policy talks about the Universities of Wisconsin directly admitting students from high school.

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  • State universities to start proactively admitting students next year

    As students face college application deadlines, we explore a new approach to admissions being adopted by the Universities of Wisconsin. Next year, most campuses plan to start proactively informing Wisconsin high schoolers who are eligible to enroll based on their academic performance.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Shira Heisler Guest
  • Taylor Odle Guest

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