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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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Winter Weather

Steve Vavrus

Senior scientist, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

Vavrus, an expert on global climate change, can discuss his research that links climate change to the brutal winter, including the extreme snowfall in the Northeastern United States.

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R. Alta Charo

Professor, law and bioethics

Charo, an expert on bioethics, can discuss the current debate over vaccines amidst the recent measles outbreak.

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Net Neutrality

Shubha Ghosh

Professor, law; associate director, INSITE

Ghosh, an expert on laws governing the Internet and computers, can discuss news that the FCC will propose reclassifying high-speed Internet as a telecommunications service.

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