March 19, 2009

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please visit and participate in the new Grow magazine website
Babcock store has new hours and its own coffee blends
CALS Continuity of Operations Planning heads into the final phase
New grad school project raises profile of research integrity
Environmental Communication and Social Marketing newsletter available online
House ag committee seeks feedback from ag and energy communities on climate change
A useful update of activities at USDA-CSREES

NOTEWORTHY
Daryl Lund honored by Institute of Food Technologists for lifetime contributions
Food technology group honors Rich Hartel
Chris Boerboom gets weed science society’s Outstanding Extension Award
Image from Ahna Skop’s lab featured on Apple website
GLBRC scientists discuss biofuels with U.S. Secretary of Energy
Fortune supplement mentions GLBRC
LSC research makes headlines in Latin American press
CALS in the News: March 9-13

EVENTS
You’ve invited to steal some great ideas at Showcase 2009 – March 24
Food and beverage lecture series begins with The Art of Brewing – March 26
UW Summit: Fostering Entrepreneurial Learning and Activity on our Campuses – April 2
Program focuses on needs of the “sandwich generation” – April 2
Help the Department of Entomology celebrate its 100th birthday on April 4
Microbes at the Movies presents free showing of “Gattaca” on April 7
Wis. Stem Cell Symposium: Cancer, Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells — April 15
Symposium on statistical genetics of livestock — May 4-6

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
Dairy outlook: Stronger prices, poor operating margins

INTERNATIONAL
Apply for Fulbright scholars grants by Aug. 1

RESEARCH
Recovery Act funding opportunities
Training to help simplify grant management
UW diversity outreach programs need summer research opportunities
Submit papers for ag and natural resource conservation conference by Aug. 30
USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative application info and deadlines
Fund 142 Project Budgets WISDM status update
Funding opportunities: Federal and non-federal

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Nominate for Drexel award for innovative biomedical engineering research by March 23
Nominate candidates for Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs by April 6
Nominate candidates for UW-Madison honorary degrees by April 17
Nominations for the Campbell-Bascom Professorship due by May 1