People across Wisconsin are coping with the season’s first widespread snowstorm. A Winter Storm Warning for all of southeast Wisconsin is in effect until 3 am Friday. The DOT is recommending no non-essential travel in areas west and north of Milwaukee.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Angela Byars-Winston of UW-Madison.
A lot has been written about the effort to attract more women and people of color to what's known as the "STEM" fields - science, technology, engineering, and math. Leaders in all of those fields have spoken of the need to have a future workforce that better reflects the demographics of this country. But where do we actually stand in attracting students to STEM education?
New research shows how quickly and dramatically plants in Wisconsin came under stress this year.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, the drought that has afflicted much of the United States this year has been the most severe in at least 25 years. But the federal agency wants to do more than simply report the bad news.