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Climate scientist advises thinking locally about climate change

By Rebecca Mennecke Climate change is a topic that often provokes people to think of polar bears and melting ice caps in Antarctica, but a noted climate change scientist said people need to think about climate change on a personal … Continue reading

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Scientist advocates for effective conversation about climate

By Adam Pearson Discovering ways climate change effects someone personally and then finding a sense of hope is what is needed to effectively talk about climate change, an atmospheric scientist believes. “We need hope because without it we will be … Continue reading

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What is one solution to climate change? Talk about it

By Ta’Leah Van Sistine When it comes to climate change, an atmospheric scientist said many people do not think it will affect them personally. “We often don’t think the impacts matter to us,” Katharine Hayhoe, the atmospheric scientist, said. However, … Continue reading

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Fixing climate change means learning to talk about it

By Anna Sveiven Uncommon snow fall and icy conditions on an April day set the scene for a speech about global warming from an atmospheric scientist. “Climate change effects where we live,” said Katharine Hayhoe, a political science professor at … Continue reading

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Climate scientist offers tips on ways to discuss climate change

By Lea Kopke As an April snowstorm fell, a crowd of 250 gathered at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire to listen to a climate scientist speak about the impacts of climate change, on both a local and global … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Jill Markgraf — Library Director

By Rebecca Mennecke Being the director of a library entails a number of responsibilities including, but not limited to: attending staff meetings, working on committees, conducting personnel reviews, producing annual reports, answering emails — lots of emails, doing research, overseeing … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Elizabeth Dohms – Digital Content Producer at Wisconsin Public Radio

By Ta’Leah Van Sistine Throughout my journalistic experiences, I have immersed myself in solely print-based opportunities. It was only recently that I began to ponder the possibility of pursuing a career in radio. In contemplating whether I should seek job … Continue reading

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