BSE graduate students win 2017 AMIC Seed Program competition

Shu-Ching Yang and Yang Liao, graduate students in Xuejun Pan’s lab in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE), won the first open competition of the UW Advanced Materials Industrial Consortium (AMIC) Industry Student Seed Program. Their proposal entitled “Fabrication of …

FRI accepting applications for Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Food Safety

The Food Research Institute (FRI) is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Food Safety. The 8-week program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to explore the field of food safety. “This is an excellent chance for …

UW scholarships and fellowships to support undergraduate research

Below is a list of scholarships and fellowships available from the Provost’s Office to support and involve undergraduates in collaborative research. Please encourage qualified undergraduate students to apply. Note that in some cases the faculty/staff mentor may also receive funds to support the collaborative research …

New course on big data and ecoinformatics in agriculture

A new one-credit course, titled “Big Data and Ecoinformatics in Agriculture,” is being offered through the Departments of Agronomy and Entomology. Details are below. Big Data and Ecoinformatics in Agriculture Spring 2017, 1 credit, Entomology / Agronomy 875 Drs. Claudio …

Help spread the word about D2P’s Undergraduate Commercialization Award

Please help spread the word about Discovery to Product’s annual Undergraduate D2P Commercialization Award. This award is hosted in conjunction with the Undergraduate Symposium and recognizes undergraduate research projects with the greatest commercialization potential presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. …

Invitation to half-day workshop on inclusive teaching practices

CALS Equity and Diversity committee invites faculty and staff who teach to participate in an Inclusive Teaching Workshop on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. in 1220A Biochemical Sciences Building.   CALS EDC has been collaborating with Don Gillian-Daniel from …

Community outreach opportunity: Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Service Day – Jan. 16

In collaboration with the Madison Urban League, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and the UW-Madison Morgridge Center for Public Service, there will be an MLK Day of Service held at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on Martin Luther King Jr. Day …