July 31, 2008

JOIN THE FUN: UW-MADISON DAY AT THE FAIR – AUG. 6

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
A milk toast opens the new Arlington dairy facility
Jerry Apps and Dick Cates offer portraits of yesteryear’s rural Wisconsin
The Ag Hall steps have disappeared
CLA approved as food ingredient
Gov. Doyle appoints UW prof James Dahlberg as science advisor
DATCP seeks to hire Program Manager for AmeriCorp Farm to School Program
In memoriam: Stan Peloquin

CONGRATULATIONS
Ron Shuler honored by state’s agricultural and biological engineers
BSE students and faculty recognized at national conference
Wisconsin takes top honors at American Cheese Society conference
CALS BOV member Susan Crane named chair of State Fair Park board
Larry Plapp named Agriscience Teacher of the Year

EVENTS
Celebrate the opening of the new Campus Drive pedestrian/bike path on Aug. 8
West Madison Aug. 16 Urban Horticulture Day: A sensory cornucopia
Spooner Sheep Day – Aug. 23
Symposium on integrating mathematical and biological sciences – Sept. 23
Environmental Defense Fund’s Fred Krupp to keynote Oct. 23-24 Bioenergy Summit

COMMUNICATIONS
Three e-newsletters help you connect with key audiences
CALS Communicators meet Sept. 30 in Union South
• CALS in the News – July 21-25, 2008 and July 28-August 1, 2008

INTERNATIONAL
Call for proposals on harnessing underutilized bioenergy crops

RESEARCH
•  Research Division hot topics and FAQs
Training for research administrators
Funding Opportunities

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
Extension ag and natural resources news
Dairy Situation and Outlook, July 21, 2008

HUMAN RESOURCES
Memo on Faculty Hiring, Promotions, Retirements, and Sabbaticals

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Nominate your former students for Distinguished Alumni Awards by Sept. 30
Send nominations for Department Administrator Certificate Program by Aug. 12