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Winchester Academy presents “invisible Neighbors: The Story of Poverty and Homelessness”

Lori Prahl is a Co-Founder and Mission Ambassador of the Mission of Hope House. Lori’s talk will cover many aspects of poverty and homelessness in Waupaca County such as: exposing the Invisible Need in a rural area; statistics and demographics of poverty and homelessness in Waupaca County; and root causes of poverty. Lori will also […]

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Winchester Academy presents “Watching Paint Dry: It’s more fascinating than it sounds!”

Allison Fleshman is a tenured physical chemist at Lawrence University. Her primary research is in the dynamic behavior of liquid salts and their applications as electrolytes in lithium battery systems. Allison has always loved the arts, so a fun side project of hers is identifying the chemical composition of pigments and inks in medieval manuscripts. […]

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Winchester Academy presents “Wisconsin English”

Joe Salmons directs the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures at UW-Madison. This presentation explores the kinds of English spoken in our state, including pronunciation, words and word forms, and grammar. We’ll look at how key features of Wisconsin English have developed over time – and how remarkably recent they are – and […]

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Winchester Academy presents ” Why is Critical Thinking So Critical?”

Rev. Dr. Thomas Aldworth is an author of two books on healthy spirituality; the current pastor of Morgan Park American Baptist Church; a long-time adjunct instructor in philosophy at Moraine Valley Community College; a counselor and pastoral theologian; and, a certified third-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do, He holds […]

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Winchester Academy presents “Fantastic Fungi: Movers and Shapers of Forest Ecosystems”

Glen Stanosz is a Wisconsin native and Professor of Tree and Forest Health at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research group studies the biology and management of tree diseases caused by fungi. Professor Stanosz is an award winning teacher whose students include future foresters, horticulturists, and arborists, and professionals in the green industry. Fungi are […]

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Winchester Academy Presents “Animal Use in Biomedical Research”

Dr. Peter Gasper, DVM is a local practicing veterinarian. He is a board certified member of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Using animals in biomedical research is at the epicenter two important emotionally-charged questions that Dr. Gasper will address. How are human beings different than other living organisms? What are the ethics of […]

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