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Milwaukee Kohl's Designer Creates NPR's New Shirt

Oct 28, 2013
Jessica Roush

Public radio listeners often wear their affection for the medium on their sleeves.  Now, they literally can.

Milwaukee artist Jessica Roush has been selected as the winner of the "My Sound World" T-shirt design challenge from NPR and Threadless. The winning design is available for purchase in the NPR Shop and at Threadless.com, with proceeds also benefiting WUWM.

Public radio brings the world to life through sounds, voices and stories. What are the sounds that inspire you? Is it a song? A story? An interview? Show us your flair for creativity and love of public radio. Create a t-shirt inspired by public radio for NPR's    
T-Shirt Design Challenge.

Christine Butler, Current

Fans of public radio are well acquainted with the show Radiolab. It’s too simple to call it a show about ideas, but that’s a good start. Heard around the country on more than 300 radio station, the show has tackled such topics as falling, music, color and whether exploding atomic bombs affect beer quality.

Time may not seem all that controversial, but to scientists it’s a debatable topic. Adam Frank is a professor of Astrophysics at the University of Rochester in New York and a regular contributor to Discover and Astronomy magazines. He's also the co-founder of the 13:7 Cosmos and Culture blog on NPR.