May 28, 2009

BUDGET UPDATES
Budget papers offer pros, cons of issues important to UW-Madison
Go to budget.wisc.edu for updates on budget situation

DON’T FORGET
Grass games, lawn lab, turf talk at Noer turf center this Saturday

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Three candidates recommended for chancellor post
Don’t sneak through the construction on Henry Mall (or anywhere else)
Remember to post your events in the UW-Madison online calendar

NOTEWORTHY
CALS BOV member Sharon Adams to be recognized by Rural Sociological Society
Jo Handelsman receives Carski Foundation undergrad teaching award
Professor Patricia McManus awarded named professorship
CALS student food development team heads to contest finals
CALS Grow magazine earns national recognition
Sarah Pfatteicher honored by engineering educators’ group
Thomas Browne honored by Multicultural Student Center
Dan Gianola to receive honorary doctorate
CALS in the News:  May 16-22

EVENTS
Symposium on August 3 will honor Dick Burgess
Steenbock Symposium – Synthetic Genes to Synthetic Life – July 30-Aug 2
Save the date: CALS Football Fire-Up, Sept. 12

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Free copies of Michael Pollan book for Go Big Read available to students
Do your students need funding for their summer internships?

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
Unlike other top dairy states, Wisconsin’s cow numbers, milk production up from a year ago

RESEARCH
PEOPLE program seeks more summer research opportunities in CALS
Article decries underfunding of farm animal research
Employment opportunity: Project assistant/webmaster
Funding opportunities: federal | non-federal | multistate proposals