June 24, 2009

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
State updates its FAQ on furloughs
Remember to post your events in the UW-Madison online calendar
Memos help administrators and instructors plan for pandemic influenza
Needed: Hands-on projects for freshman engineers

NOTEWORTHY
Larry Meiller honored by the Wisconsin Tree Legacy Fund
FFA honors Karen Knipschild, Rick Daluge and CALS students
Carbon-neutral football game earns honors
Animal Sciences sheep recognized at national show
CALS in the News – June 15-19 and June 22-26

EVENTS
July 30 “town meeting” for Ag Research Station users
Steenbock Symposium – Synthetic Genes to Synthetic Life – July 30-Aug 2
Symposium on August 3 will honor Dick Burgess

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Remember: Free copies of Pollan’s “In Defense of Food” available for students

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
Dairy situation and outlook: Favorable returns for producers may be a year away
Noer turf center hosts Backyard Safari at the 2009 Grandparent’s University
Turfgrass pros come to learn about new issues and research on July 21

RESEARCH
Funding Focus: National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Collaborative grant opportunity for cranberry research
Hatch & McIntire-Stennis FY2011 Call for Proposals
Preparations for CALS AAALAC site visit underway
Funding opportunities: federal | non-federal | multistate proposals

INTERNATIONAL
Proposals sought for CRSP on adapting livestock systems to climate change

HUMAN RESOURCES
Changes to CALS HR website