New immigration patterns in Darién Gap, Rare blood disease amyloidosis, Spring concert music preview

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra during its 2019-2020 season. Photo courtesy of Jonathan Kirn

A UW-Madison professor explains new research and immigration patterns in the Darién Gap. Then, a hematologist discusses a rare blood disease known as amyloidosis. Then, WPR’s Lori Skelton previews the spring concert season.

Featured in this Episode

  • Professor explains why a 60-mile stretch of jungle is central to current immigration debate

    According to Gallup, Americans consider immigration to be the country’s most important problem for the first time since 2019. A UW-Madison professor explains why one 60-mile stretch of jungle cutting through Colombia and Panama has become a flashpoint in policy debates.

  • Milwaukee doctor explains rare blood disease amyloidosis

    In response to a listener request, we hear from hematologist, medical oncologist and associate professor Dr. Anita D’Souza on the rare blood disorder called amyloidosis.

  • Spring is the season for live, classical music

    The spring concert season has arrived. We receive recommendations from Lori Skelton, WPR’s host of “Afternoon Classics,” about performances throughout the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Sara McKinnon Guest
  • Dr. Anita D'Souza Guest
  • Lori Skelton Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Executive Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director