Dec. 4, 2008

DON’T FORGET
CALS Morning Break – Tues. Dec. 9 at 8:30 a.m.
Forestry club tree sale this weekend

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
eCALS shifts publishing schedule by a week to avoid holiday conflicts
Ag Outlook Forum date changed to Jan. 16
UW poll shows that state residents want wetlands protection
CALS will cover costs of departments’ strategic planning and quality improvement efforts
WAA can help departments plan events for May ‘09 alumni weekend
John Phillips, distinguished FISC grad returns to campus
In memoriam: Beatrice Elizabeth Donaldson David
• CALS in the News – Nov. 24-28 and Dec. 1-5

CONGRATULATIONS
Dean Jahn honored by Dairy Business Association
Wisconsin’s green industry salutes plant pathologist Gayle Worf
Steve Ingham appointed administrator of DATCP’s food safety division

EVENTS
Saddle and Sirloin’s Badger Kick-off Classic steer and heifer show – Dec. 5-7
Sustainable business council conference – Dec. 8
Arlington Dairy Day – Dec. 10
Ag Energy Summit looks at policies for the carbon economy – Dec 15-16
Help celebrate Craig Grau’s career on Jan. 10

INTERNATIONAL
US-AID seeks comment on Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems program
AquaFish aquaculture program seeks proposals
Apply to International Science and Education Competitive Grants Program by Jan. 16
Div. of International Studies announces funding opportunities

RESEARCH
Federal and non-federal funding opportunities
NC Region Sun Grant Center posts fellowships and internships
Cayuse changes and training opportunities
Submit proposals for Sawyer Seminars (historical, cultural research on current issues) by Jan. 9
Multistate proprosals
New Form for 161/162 Funds
New Gift Routing Form – 233 Funds

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Submit proposals for 2009 Teaching and Learning Symposium by Jan. 16
Financial Aid newsletter talks about impact of credit crunch on students
Even shorter short courses: FISC offers interim sessions January-March

HUMAN RESOURCES
Time to review the current UW inclement weather policy
AALAS classes announced for Animal Research Technicians and Agriculture Supervisors
Discretionary Compensation Adjustments placed on hold

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Nominate for UW-Madison Academic Staff Excellence Awards by Jan. 30
Nominate for 2009 CALS Faculty and Staff Awards by Feb. 6

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
IT Access List aims to make it easier to get access to various campus info systems