Eleanor Peterson

Lake Effect Production Assistant and WUWM@Nite Assistant Director

Eleanor is a recent graduate at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has two Master's degrees: one in Library and Information Science and one in Music History and Literature. She was an intern at Minnesota Public Radio in the summer of 2012 in the digital archive department.

Currently, she is a production assistant with WUWM's Lake Effect program - editing interviews, writing article summaries of interviews and conducting interviews. In 2014, she joined the WUWM@Nite team as an Assistant Producer.

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Education
3:08 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Moving to the Music: Dalcroze Method Teaches Students Pitch, Rhythm

Music teachers use movement in the classroom, a teaching method inspired by Emile Jaques Dalcroze.
Credit Kaufmanmusiccenter.org

Lake Effect contributor Amy Kiley is at the Wisconsin Center for Music Education.

Musicians from Wisconsin and beyond gathered in Waunakee this summer to learn about a Swiss music education method.

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Health & Science
2:35 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

5 Neat Facts About Neptune's New Moon

Neptune now has fourteen moons.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Lake Effect contributor Jean Creighton.

Scientists have discovered a new moon for Neptune, raising its number of moons to fourteen.

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World
12:20 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Syrian Refugees, Royal Baby Dominate Global Headlines

Protests continue against the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Credit FreedomHouse, flickr.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Lake Effect's foreign policy contributor Art Cyr.

Our round-up of world events includes a look at the continuing humanitarian crisis in Syria, the Chinese government's crackdown on activists, and the new royal baby.

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Arts & Culture
11:56 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Syrians Speak Out Through Their Art

"Transformation" by Fadia Afashe.
Credit Fadia Authentic Art, Facebook

Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with artist Fadia Afashe and actor Jihad "Jay" Abdo.

As violent conflict continues in Syria, some natives are expressing their feelings on the revolution through art. The artists, however, are not free from consequence.

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Arts & Culture
3:23 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Not All Summer Films are Blockbusters: Lake Effect talks Movies with Dave Luhrssen

While summer is usually the time for Hollywood blockbusters, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other good films to be seen during the hot months. Plenty of alternatives are available for the non-teenaged film-goer.

Contributor Dave Luhrssen joins Lake Effect's Dan Harmon to talk about two of these films, beginning with Woody Allen’s newest, Blue Jasmine. Allen is normally associated with New York City, but for the past few films his locales have been in Europe. In Blue Jasmine, he’s back in this country, but on the opposite coast in San Francisco.

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Environment
2:50 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Three Bridges Park Opening July 20th

Three Bridges Park will be opening on July 20th.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Ken Leinbach and Laura Bray.

This summer brings the opening of a new park, one where families can explore and learn about Wisconsin’s ecology.

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Education
12:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Girls in Tech Comes to Milwaukee

Girls in Tech has a chapter starting in Milwaukee to get women of all ages involved with technology.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Beth Akerlund, managing director of the Milwaukee Chapter of Girls in Tech.

A Milwaukee area group forms to attract girls and women to technology fields.

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Arts & Culture
5:51 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Good Nutrition Takes Center Stage…Literally

Milwaukee Public Theatre's "Out to Lunch" will entertain and teach kids the benefits to eating their vegetables.
Credit Martin Cathrae, Flickr

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Milwaukee Public Theatre representatives about their new show.

 Milwaukee Public Theatre says "Eat Your Vegetables!"

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Arts & Culture
1:58 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Book Describes Family's Loss Shrouded in Discrimination

Sylvia Bell White with her son, Douglas Lamont Bell, at the opening of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's play on her brother, Daniel Bell.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Jody LePage.

A Madison writer helps a remarkable Milwaukee woman tell her story of a lifetime’s search for justice.

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Politics & Government
1:51 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Esparanza Unida to Explore Immigration Reform with Sen. Johnson

Manny Perez, General Manager of Esperanza Unida, will meet with Senator Ron Johnson tonight to discuss immigration reform.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Esparanza Unida's General Manager Manny Perez.

The future of immigration reform efforts in Congress remains in question two days after House Speaker John Boehner held a closed door meeting with leading Republicans.

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