Since The Morning Show has shifted to almost exclusive coronavirus and COVID-19 coverage, and I haven’t done one of these roundups in a while, below is a list of that.
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US Rep. Gallagher On Coronavirus Efforts
Coronavirus: Keeping Relationships Healthy At Home
With coronavirus-related quarantines and the statewide stay-at-home order, we’re all spending a lot more time together — and that can lead to conflict. We talk with a family and couples therapist about how to keep relationships healthy at home during stressful times. Listen here.
Coronavirus: How Telemedicine Can Help
As the coronavirus begins to put stress on the state’s healthcare systems, medical professionals are turning to telemedicine at an increasing rate. We talk to a doctor and a nurse about how they’re using computers, smartphones and apps to provide care to their patients. Listen here.
Maintaining Students’ Mental Health During Coronavirus School Closures
Ensuring students still have access to educational resources during the coronavirus-related school closures is important, but what about their mental health? We talk with a school district superintendent about keeping kids in good mental health during these challenging times. Listen here.
State School Districts Face Coronavirus Closure Challenges
Public schools in Wisconsin have sent students home or closed during the coronavirus pandemic. We talk with two superintendents to find out how they’re managing. Listen here.
UW System Responds To COVID-19
These #SteveSegments included guests discussing how to treat cancer in our pets, what bills our lawmakers recently passed, how Black History Month fits into Afrofuturism and NASA’s past, present and future plans for space exploration as well as some tips on how to buy a home.
Tips And Techniques For Buying A Home
Buying a home can be a complicated process with many factors to consider. We straighten it out by talking with a lender and a real estate agent about your options in today’s market. Listen here.
NASA’s Past, Present and Future Plans
With the recent death of pioneering African American NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, we speak with the author of “Hidden Figures” about Johnson’s legacy and the early days of spaceflight. Then, we talk with a space historian about NASA’s plans to take us back to the moon and beyond. Listen here.
Black History Meets Afrofuturism
As Black History Month wraps up, we look to the future — specifically Afrofuturism. We talk with a professor, musician and community organizer who uses this cultural movement to imagine new realities and possibilities for those who are part of the African diaspora. Listen here.
State Capitol Report: End Of Session Recap
State lawmakers tackled more than a few bills last week, sending a number of them to Gov. Evers’ desk for signing or veto. A WPR Capitol reporter explains what passed, what didn’t and the outcome of the Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election. Listen here.
Treating Cancer In Our Pets
Scout is a lucky dog in more ways than one. Not only did the 7-year-old Golden Retriever survive cancer thanks to the doctors at the UW-Madison veterinary school, he was in a Super Bowl commercial because of it. We talk with one of Scout’s vets about treating cancer in our pets. Listen here.
(Photo credit: NASA/Neil A. Armstrong/AP Photo)