May 14, 2009

BUDGET UPDATES
Go to budget.wisc.edu for updates on budget situation
Budget update from Dean Molly Jahn

DON’T FORGET
Celebrate commencement with our graduates May 16
Honorary Recognition, Distinguished Service, Distinguished Alumni nominations due May 18
CALS morning break – May 19 at 8:30 a.m.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
May 20 Teaching and Learning Symposium focuses on student learning, new ideas
Road and utility construction pose campus traffic challenges
Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program seeks proposals by June 26

NOTEWORTHY
Thank the animal sciences department for a tidier Highway 12
Dairy science golf fundraiser sets new records
Claudio Gratton recognized for multistate research efforts
UW grad student recognized for biofuels advance
In memoriam: Bruce Marsh
CALS in the News: May 4-8 | May 11-14

EVENTS
Teaching and Learning Symposium – May 20
Bring the family to the OJ Noer turf center on May 30
Steenbock Symposium – Synthetic Genes to Synthetic Life – July 30-Aug 2
Save the date: CALS Football Fire-Up, Sept. 12

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Do your students need funding for their summer internships?
Learn@UW hybrid course, in person and online

INTERNATIONAL
UW-Madison Worldwide Universities Network international collaboration travel awards
Website has materials from recent conference on the BREAD program

RESEARCH
Current multi-state proposals inviting participation
Non-salary and salary cost transfers
Funding focus: NIH enabling national networking of scientists and resource discovery
Funding opportunities: Non-federal and federal

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Nominate academic staff members for CALS academic planning council by May 27