Talking equity and liberal arts with Lawrence University’s new president, How Wisconsin will spend millions in opioid settlement money

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Opioids and prescription medicine bottles.
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First, we speak with Lawrence University’s new president on student debt, first generation students and how universities can promote equity. Then, Attorney General Josh Kaul details how Wisconsin will spend hundreds of millions of dollars from recent opioid case settlements.

Featured in this Show

  • Lawrence University's new president

    Laurie Carter is the 17th president of Lawrence University and the first person of color to hold the position. We chat with Carter about the importance of liberal arts education, how the pandemic has changed higher education, and the efforts to address equity.

  • Wisconsin starts receiving millions of dollars from settlements with opioid manufacturers

    This month Wisconsin received $6 million of the more than $400 million expected from court settlements with the makers of highly addictive and potentially lethal opioids. We talk to Attorney General Josh Kaul about how the money will help communities hit hardest by the opioid epidemic.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Laurie Carter Guest
  • Josh Kaul Guest