June 19, 2008

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Seminar Global Agricultural Supply and Demand PowerPoint online
Paid leave of absence for Red Cross disaster assistance
Website has info on new dairy price insurance program
Extension responds to flood challenges
NACD and Partners Offer Funds for Woody Biomass Workshops
State’s black bears are booming big-time, says data by wildlife research team
Bruce Allison talks about CALS connections to the urban forest
Raffa’s cover story in BioScience spurs call for more USDA research funds
Blood club donations outpace last year’s, but Type O negative in short supply
Ralph L. Tabor Extension Fellowship June 30 deadline

CONGRATULATIONS
Honorary Recognition and the Distinguished Service Award announced

EVENTS
Aug. 6 is UW-Madison Day at the State Fair
Alumni picnic and daily receptions planned for 2008 Farm Technology Days
Dairy facility ceremony July 30
Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium July 17-18
CALS ice cream social July 31
Find your $700 missing check June 24

INTERNATIONAL
U.S.-China ten year energy and environment cooperation framework
July 1 deadline for International Ag Internship Program
China Solicitation Request for Assistance

RESEARCH
Hot topics and frequently asked questions
Funding opportunities

TEACHING AND ADVISING
UW-Madison provides assistance for flood-impacted students
BSE seniors are among finalists in environmental design competition

HUMAN RESOURCES
State pandemic alert procedures explained
Academic staff reappointment letter
CALS seeks new director of short course programs

ALUMNI
CALS alumni e-newsletter and blog now online

CALS IN THE NEWS
CALS in the News June 2-6
CALS in the news June 16-20
Dairy Situation and Outlook June 18

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