Eau Claire, Wis. - University of Wisconsin-Stout's Associate Dean of Students for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Dominique Vargas and Rickie Ann Legleitner, assistant professor of English at UW-Stout, join host Al Ross on “Spectrum West.”
Vargas and Legleitner discuss their current roles and the challenges they face. They also talk about a new resource at the UW-Stout library, “Race, Racism and Anti-racism Library Guide,” which offers tools to help study and understand race.
Also on the program, Heather Rutledge, executive director of ArtReach St. Croix in Stillwater, Minn. joins ceramic artist Rhonda Willers to preview the new exhibit “Nature in Black & White,” opening Thursday at the center’s gallery.
Paula Kleintjes Neff, chair of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Biology Department, joins the program to discuss the popular scientific seminar “Ask a Scientist,” which resumes virtually this week.
Western Wisconsin nature writer Steve Betchkal stops by to talk about his latest novel “The Blessing of the Beasts or 101 Apologus Nights,” a collection of fables he began writing in the 1990s.