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Tune in tonight, November 24th at 6:30 pm, for Joan's interview with Jim Peck on "I Remember." The program will also be re-aired at 12:30 AM on the 25th and available at a later date on

Congratulations to DARE Board member Ben Zimmer for receiving the Linguistic Society of America's inaugural Linguistics Journalism Award!  Read all about it here.

Check out Carrie Roy's extraordinary online exhibition Words Count: A Rantum Scoot through DARE. In collaboration with DARE, Roy uses art as a means to explore vocabularies, text, and statistics. Check back for information about live exhibitions in Madison and Denver.

Congratulations to Amy Clark, DARE's 2014 Essay Contest winner for her lovely essay, "DARE to Dream". For her efforts, she has won a three-year subscription to Digital DARE. Nice work, Amy!

The accomplished author, Pulitzer Prize winner, and member of DARE's Board of Visitors will receive an honorary degree from the UW–Madison at this year's Spring Commencement. Congratulations! (Or, as we say here at DARE: Boy oh beans! This is the berries! Hoo-wee! Hot Ziggety!)

We are pleased to announce the DARE Essay Contest which gives you an opportunity to win a free three-year subscription to  Click on the link for full details.

Digital DARE is live!! Head to, where you can see 100 entries for free, view lots of Volume VI maps and other free Resources, read the About DARE section, and click to subscribe to see boocoodles more!

Read the Press Release for more details. We’re looking specifically for lifelong residents of the same communities DARE visited nearly fifty years ago: Algoma, Antigo, Bayfield, Belmont, Burlington, Florence, Janesville, Jefferson, Jim Falls, Juneau, LaCrosse, Lancaster, Manitowoc, Menomonee Falls, Necedah, New Berlin, Pepin, Portage, River Falls, Superior, Washington Island, Wautoma....

We finally have all the answers! To our Volume VI quiz, that is. If you haven't taken the quiz yet, go to our Winter 2013 Newsletter.  Otherwise click here to see how you did.

Congrats to Mark Mandel for winning our Volume VI Quiz!  Stay tuned for an answer key here and in our next newsletter.

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