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 …

Entomology’s Justin Clements awarded National Potato Council scholarship

Justin Clements, an interim postdoc who recently defended his Ph.D., was awarded the National Potato Council’s 2016 Student Scholarship. Conducting research in the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center in association with the Department of Entomology, his work is focused on uncovering …

Students fare well in ASABE International Meeting competitions

UW-Madison students fared well in the various student competitions held at this year’s annual American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers international meeting. Ryan Baumgartner, Grace Skarlupka, Parker Williams and Tanner Wears put together a video that placed second in the first …

WALSAA recognizes 10 outstanding sophomores

The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) recently continued its proud tradition of promoting student excellence at UW–Madison. After receiving a number of applications, the WALSAA scholarship committee narrowed down its search for the Top 10 Outstanding Sophomores …

CALS undergrad Theo Loo wins Wisconsin Without Borders Award for LAND Project contribution

UW-Madison senior Theo Loo has been awarded one of eight 2016 Wisconsin Without Borders Awards for his project focused on waterborne illness prevention in rural South Africa. Loo, who will graduate in May with a degree in Microbiology and a …

CALS student leaders honored at recognition ceremony

A Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony was held last Friday in the BioCommons of Steenbock Library. The event, held as part of CALS week, recognized CALS students who make significant contributions to the college, the University and Madison through their leadership. The …

Agri-marketing team brings home national championship

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) marketing team brought home the national championship on Thursday, April 14. The students also earned $5,500 in scholarships, out of a total $9,000 up for grabs among the 30 universities present at …

Nutritional sciences department reports robust Dietetics Internship Match

The Department of Nutritional Sciences has had another robust Spring 2016 Dietetic Internship Match. Graduates of the department’s Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) must complete a post-baccalaureate dietetic internship before they can be eligible to take the national Registration Examination …