August 28, 2008

SPECIALS EVENTS!
•  Connect with friends and support rural youth at Football Fire-up Sept. 6
•  Campus invited to ice cream social Sept. 4
•  The fall’s first Ag Hall Morning Break — Sept. 9

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
•  Requests for replacement trucks due by Sept. 18
•  Faculty advisers should attend new student ice cream social
•  Research themes competition begins for the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
•  Presentations by short course director candidates set
•  UW rules for the political season
•  Mentors sought for Undergraduate Research Scholars Program
•  Pre-proposals for Wisconsin Idea Endowment due in Dean’s office by Sept. 24
•  Analysis of Higher Education Act Reauthorization
•  Snapshot: Ag Hall Construction
•  Vilas Associate competition deadline is November 14

CONGRATULATIONS
•  Ahna Skop one of Madison Magazine’s “40 Under 40″

EVENTS
•  Centennial celebrations begin Sept. 5 for LSC
•  New medical research center grand opening Sept. 4
•  Biofuels lecture series begins Sept. 8
•  2008 Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference Sept. 7-9
•  New Faculty and Staff orientation
•  Reminder: Integration of Mathematical and Biological Sciences symposium Sept. 2-3
•  Evening event will honor Chancellor Wiley and benefit UW artists
•  Second Yahara Lakes Conference Oct. 10

NOMINATIONS
•  Named Professorship, Kellett Mid-Career Award, and H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship deadline Nov. 7

INTERNATIONAL
•  Vietnam faculty study tour deadline Sept. 12
•  Pasteur Foundation has internships and postdocs in Paris
•  Day-long Study Abroad Fall Open House — Sept. 9

RESEARCH
•  Call for proposals for Jersey cattle research
•  Funding Opportunities
•  Current multistate proposals inviting participation
•  Wisconsin Green Industry Federation student scholarships
•  WISDM Training for Grants Management
•  USDA Updates
•  Who do I contact for PI Changes, No-Cost Extensions, and Re-Budgeting Requests?
•  CALS Research Division department contact changes
•  New submission methods for Limited PI Status
•  Watch out for tuition remission for NIH trainees
•  Graduate school issues call for 2009-2010 research proposals
•  New CALS Research Division website
•  NIH announces change in allowable level of budgets on renewal applications

TEACHING AND ADVISING
•  Guide to getting grants for grad students
•  Discover UW-Madison’s Delta program is a great way to build teaching skills
•  Wear Red, Think Green: Recycling ambassadors needed for home football games

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
•  Dairy Situation and Outlook, August 18, 2008

CALS IN THE NEWS
•  CALS in the News August 11-22, 2008
•  CALS in the News August. 25-29, 2008

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