Hundreds of people came to Cap Times Idea Fest 2018 on the UW-Madison campus Sept. 28-29. Look here to see our collected (and still ongoing) coverage in stories, photos, and podcast recordings.
As Dane County grapples with findings published by Race to Equity about profound levels of racial disparities in the area, the private sector is examining its role in the pursuit of equity.
Wisconsin is a state proud of its natural resources, but the way that its residents access and engage with the environment is by no means uniform.
In an age of "fake news," declining revenues for legacy outlets and a new digital media landscape, it raises the question: what media should I trust?
On this episode of the podcast, Millennials who have found success as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders talk about what they think the city and the state is doing right and what it's doing wrong to attract and retain younger demographics.
The job of a firefighter has been changing: Contrary to what you might expect, fighting fires has become an increasingly small portion of a ty…
It's another panel from the Cap Times Idea Fest, this time featuring Abby Becker leading a panel discussion on the role fire departments play in Wisconsin communities.
In today's episode of the podcast, a conversation about the state of Wisconsin's juvenile justice system.
Our keynote session featuring some of the sharpest political observers in the country discussing Election 2018 and much more. MODERATOR: David…
In today's episode of the podcast, three former college athletes grapple with the question of whether student athletes should be paid.
We're bringing you the panels, interviews and workshops of the Cap Times Idea Fest in podcast form. Today's episode: A talk with Charles Franklin about the latest Marquette poll numbers.
We're bringing you the panels, interviews and workshops of the Cap Times Idea Fest in podcast form. Today's episode: What it means to three Wisconsin mayors to lead locally.
The Cap Times Idea Fest was held on the UW-Madison campus and the Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison last weekend. Photographer Michelle …
We're once again bringing you the panels, interviews and workshops of the Cap Times Idea Fest in podcast form. Today's episode: Our keynote talk on American politics.
The most common question from audience members was whether Foxconn could be stopped at this point.
The Cap Times Idea Fest kicked off on Friday with a rousing "Smarter Than You Trivia" in Tripp Commons at the Memorial Union at UW-Madison. Te…
Photographer Ben Brewer captured these photos from the second annual Cap Times Idea Fest on Saturday at the Pyle Center. Sessions included a d…
The lack of diversity, panelists said, was also evident at Friday's Idea Fest keynote event, which featured a panel of white political insiders from the baby boomer generation.
Photographer Ben Brewer captured these photos from the second annual Cap Times Idea Fest on Saturday at the Pyle Center. Sessions included con…
The second annual Cap Times Idea Fest was held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and the Wisconsin Historical Society this weekend…
Kevin Conroy spoke at the Cap Times Ideas Fest on Saturday about his history in the life sciences, the hurdles that Exact Sciences has had to clear to get to where it is today, and the future of cancer research.
Mayor Paul Soglin reflected on his more than two decades in office with Cap Times Editor Emeritus Dave Zweifel at the second annual Cap Times Idea Fest.
The former Boys and Girls Club leader now runs Cincinnati's United Way.
Doyle drew a crowd eager to hear what he might have to say, but perhaps no one in the audience expected him to speak so extensively on the 1996 Farrelly Brothers bowling comedy, "Kingpin."
To see a Broadway slate that’s more diverse than jukebox musicals and splashy star vehicles, fund the composer next door.
A panel of political observers opened the 2018 Cap Times Idea Fest by assessing the state of politics in America.
David Maraniss, Dan Balz, Barbara Lawton and David Axelrod assessed the country's divisive politics at Memorial Union.