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These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.

Experts on today’s news…

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Brad S. Singer

Professor and chair, geoscience

Singer, an expert on volcanoes, can discuss Chile's Calbuco volcano erupting for the first time in more than 40 years

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Earth Day

Nancy Wong

Professor, consumer science; faculty director, Center for Retailing Excellence; Affiliated faculty, marketing

Wong, an expert on consumer decision-making, can discuss a new app she designed that uses a simple diary format to help make you aware of the energy you’re using during your daily routine.

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Bridge Report

Brock D. Hedegaard

Assistant professor, civil and environmental engineering

Hedegaard, an expert on infrastructure monitoring and concrete bridges, can discuss a new report that found more than 61,000 U.S. bridges are structurally deficient.

Michael Oliva, an expert on the structural design and performance of highway bridges, and David Noyce, a professor of transportation engineering, can also provide analysis.

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