Media Watch

Multiple news outlets compare solar panel projects

The Wisconsin State Journal, Channel 3 and the Miami Herald posted on the college’s rooftop solar array. Right now, American Family Insurance has the largest rooftop display in the state, but that will change when Madison College’s project is completed at the Truax Campus. Instructor Dr. Ken Walz is included in the story.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 23, 2017.

World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest happens at Truax - everyone reports

Here’s the link to Channel 15’s story on the “World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest” going on at the Truax Campus. Just push the play button on the video player.

The Cap Times also stopped by to take photos yesterday and business reporter Barry Adams from the Wisconsin State Journal is checking out the contest today. 

Madison.com just released this video about what the judges are looking for when they score chocolate milk.

 

How to judge chocolate milk

 

 *Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 23, 2017.

Dr. Pollack talks history of former state treasurer with State Journal

History instructor Dr. Jon Pollack was interviewed for a Wisconsin State Journal story about former state treasurer Sol Levitan. The story was part of the newspaper’s special coverage of the state Capitol’s 100th birthday.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 21, 2017. Updated August 22, 2017.

In Business Magazine highlights Radionoff

Professional and Continuing Education dean Kate Radionoff was interviewed for a story in In Business Magazine about the growing popularity of digital badges. The magazine says Madison College is “at the forefront” of this growing trend. 

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 21, 2017. Updated August 22, 2017.

The State Journal interviews Neira

The Wisconsin State Journal stopped by the Truax campus today to talk to Javier Salazar Neira and some students about the Scholars of Promise program. No word yet on when the story will run.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 21, 2017. Updated August 22, 2017.

Ken Walz discusses copper mugs

Can copper mugs be poisonous? That’s what Channel 3 asked chemistry instructor Dr. Ken Walz today. The mugs are used for certain alcoholic drinks and there are concerns that the copper can leach into the cocktail. Just push “play” on the video player to see the report.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 18, 2017. Updated August 23, 2017.

The Cap Times publishes DTEC update

The Cap Times has posted an update on the college’s Downtown Campus redevelopment project. The developers gave an overview of their plans during a recent neighborhood meeting.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 18, 2017.

Dixie Burns talks solar eclipse glasses

In case you missed it, here’s the link to astronomy instructor Dixie Burns’ interview with Channel 3 about bogus eclipse glasses. The story also aired on Channel 47.

Dixie also did interviews with WIBA RadioWisconsin Radio Network and Channel 15. Those stories will air closer to the actual eclipse.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 16, 2017.

Journal Sentinel features Warnke

Instructor Keith Warnke was featured in Sunday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Warnke helped create and teach a class called “Hunting for Food” at the college.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 14, 2017.

Dixie Burns discusses solar eclipse

Everyone is talking about next Monday’s total solar eclipse, including astronomy instructor Dixie Burns. Burns did interviews today with Channel 3, Channel 15, WIBA Radio and Wisconsin Radio Network.

The Channel 3 interview will air Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. The other interviews will air closer to the eclipse. We’ll keep you updated.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published August 14, 2017. Updated August 16, 2017.

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