David Krakauer


Eric Tadsen

David Krakauer took over as head of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery in 2011, hoping to shake up the UW-Madison. Now he’s leaving for a new job in Santa Fe, but offers some parting shots about what’s wrong with higher education. more

Jun 26, 2015 10:20 AM News


Eric Tadsen

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery director had hoped the multi-disciplinary institute could bring about systemic change at the UW-Madison. But now he’s giving up. more

Jun 26, 2015 9:00 AM News

This Oxford-trained evolutionary theorist offers a sweeping take on the trends rattling the UW, that the UW's platform for undergraduate education was breaking apart, the departmental model for intellectual inquiry was outmoded. more

Jan 24, 2013 3:00 PM Isthmus Cover Stories