Lake Effect

Airs Weekdays at 10 am & Weekends at 3 pm

Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. From discussing politics and the economy to spotlighting Wisconsin authors and musicians, Lake Effect goes beyond the headlines. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect
9:21 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Genome Mapping, Shrinking Portion Sizes, Bygone Department Store

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

A Milwaukee researcher discusses the latest rapid advances in the use of genome mapping to understand the causes and potential treatments for rare diseases. Later, what's behind the shrinking portion sizes at some Milwaukee restaurants, and why are some people excited about it? Astronomers are excited about two comets moving through the solar system; and we'll hear memories of a Wisconsin department store of days gone by.

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Lake Effect
9:05 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Key Reasons So Many Black Men Are Behind Bars, Gardening Tips, Edwin Booth

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

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Lake Effect
9:13 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Monday on Lake Effect: MOOCs, Why Are We Here?, Afghan War Rugs

Monday on Lake Effect:

We learn how massive open online courses are transforming the relationship between universities and the general public. Then, astrophysicist Dave Goldberg asks a basic question: in a world of both matter and anti-matter, why are we here? Then, a Milwaukee man’s new memoir gives us a unique view of growing up in 1960s and 1970s New York. And an exhibit showcases a creative response to a land in turmoil - Afghan war rugs.

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Lake Effect
9:22 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Friday on Lake Effect: Former Head of Wisconsin Energy, 50 Years After Dallas

Friday on Lake Effect:

The former head of Wisconsin Energy thinks transforming the power industry would be great – but isn’t likely. Plus, an essayist considers Kennedy’s legacy, 50 years after Dallas. Later, a movie special effects whiz explains why his field will never completely take over. And writer Catherine Murdock finds unlikely inspiration for a character in her new middle grade novel.

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Lake Effect
9:24 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Thursday on Lake Effect: Sentencing Project, Aim of YP Organizations in Milwaukee, Comic Dylan Moran

Thursday on Lake Effect:

Our Project Milwaukee: Black Men in Prison series continues with the national context that surrounds Wisconsin’s issues with racial disparities in imprisonment. We’ll speak with the director of the Sentencing Project, a national group that tracks incarceration rates. Later, Milwaukee Magazine examines the aim of young professional organizations in the city. And we’ll chat with Irish stand-up comic Dylan Moran about the appeal of his humor on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. 

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