Bucky Badger isn't beloved just in Wisconsin -- he's got a strong following in China. UW tried to capitalize on this in 2012 by opening its first overseas office in Shanghai. But three years and $500,000 later, the innovative venture is faltering, with an uncertain future.
In the Jan. 27 issue of Isthmus, Stu Levitan looked into what the office has accomplished so far, and asks what will become of it. Levitan talked with WORT producer Dylan Brogan about the story last Thursday on the station's In Our Backyard evening news program.
Listen to the interview.