Do you know the rules of recycling? This quiz can teach you. Then we talk to Jake Brandt, Director of Marketing and Communications Habitat For Humanity, about a surprise fundraiser effort. And then we discuss what majors are most popular these days.
Guest: Jake Brandt
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What can go in your blue recycling bin and what can’t? We go through a fast 8-question quiz from the Washington Post to test our knowledge and learn a few things about what you can and can’t recycle.
Take the quiz to find out the answers to the following questions:
Jake Brandt of Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity joins us to tell us about an incredible windfall for the organization. An art piece anonymously donated to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Franklin caught some employees’ eye. They suspected it might be worth a bit more than your run-of-the-mill donated artwork.
It turns out, the painting was a triptych titled Green Dominance, Blue Dominance, Red Dominance, by British artist Bridget Riley.
Auctioneers originally priced the value between $25-35,000.
Listen to the interview to find out what it ended up being auctioned off for – all of which benefited Habitat For Humanity.
What did you major in and what do you do for work now? How closely aligned are they?
A lot of people gripe about the uselessness of some liberal arts degrees, but if the top ten majors at UW Madison right now are any indication, the majority of undergrads are choosing majors that could use post-graduation.
The undergraduate majors adding the most students from fall 2018 to fall 2022 are: