The Search For The Synthesizers Behind The ‘All Things Considered’ Theme

Don Voegeli wrote one of the most famous songs in public radio history — the theme for NPR's "All Things Considered — from his office in Madison, Wisconsin. But, the synthesizers behind that composition have disappeared. Where did they go?

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Fola And Haley: A Friendship Story

There’s a national fellowship program that brings young, African leaders to college campuses across the U.S. UW-Madison is one of the schools that partners with the Mandela Washington Fellowship. The most recent group included Folajogun Akinlami of Nigeria.

Wisconsin Life # 713: Let It Snow

It’s time to embrace the season as Wisconsin Life host Angela Fitzgerald visits Winterfest in Lake Geneva. The annual festival is home to the United States Snow Sculpting Championship, where teams from across the nation gather to compete as they create massive sculptures.

Connecting Art, Culture and Two-Spirit Identity

Ryan Young grew up in the Ojibwe community on the Lac Du Flambeau Reservation in northern Wisconsin. Despite this tranquil Northwoods setting, Young had a complicated childhood. “I felt isolated in a sense that you know there weren’t other folks that identified like I did that I could talk to,” says Young.

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