Badger Talks LIVE

Learn something new with Badger Talks Live! This livestream presentation series showcases exciting happenings, resources and talent from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to the people of Wisconsin and beyond. It’s the Wisconsin Idea in action. UW faculty and staff present topics ranging from new robotics technologies to financial investing strategies to tapping trees for maple syrup, and everything in between.

Listeners can tune in live at lunchtime, or any time after for the recorded talks. Both Badger Talk Live long format and 15-minute short format (Quick Picks) talks are available on Facebook and YouTube. Not able to watch the live talks? All previous Badger Talks LIVE events remain available for viewing. To turn on subtitles on YouTube, click the square “CC” button in the bottom right of the video frame.

A white man with brown hair sits smiling in front of a two-monitor set up for Badger Talks Live with a red wall in the background
Anthony Cassara, True Productions Founder, runs the technology that brings Badger Talks LIVE to you!
An exclusive premiere performance by the Mead Witter School of Music’s faculty woodwind quintet with commentary by Alicia Lee, The Wingra Quintet.
Steve Ackerman, “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”.
Tracy Williams-Maclin, “Timeless Approaches to Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”.

Upcoming Quick Picks


Wisconsin Science Festival – Groundbreaking Research

Tuesday, October 10, 12:00 PM
Beyond Fake News with Games for Learning

Sarah Gagnon, University Relations Specialist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Tuesday, October 17, 12:00 PM
Groundbreaking Research: Working with Communities to Advance Wisconsin
Elizabeth Tryon, Academic Staff Emeritus and Former Assistant Director, Morgridge Center

Tuesday, October 24, 12:00 PM
Recent Insights from Diversity Science

Markus Brauer, Executive Director, Institute for Diversity Science

Phil Holman, Kevin Schoessow, “Introduction to Spooner Agricultural Research Station (SARS)”.
Maria Mora Pinzon, “Lo que hay que saber de los problemas de la memoria y como mantener nuestros cerebros saludables”.
Mary Thurber, “A Day in the Life of a Zoo Vet”.