Nov. 6, 2008

DON’T FORGET!
CALS morning break, Tues. Nov. 11, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please contribute whatever you can to the 2008 Partners in Giving Campaign
Fred Krupp speaks on campus about global warming (video)
Flu Shot clinics on campus Nov. 3 – 14
Northern counties seek proposals for developing Ashland ag research station lands
Funding awarded to establish dairy goat research herd
USDA gives update on new Research, Education and Extension Office
John Krogman is new DoIT Chief Operating Officer
Some NetIDs to be deactivated Nov. 11
• CALS in the news – Oct, 27-31 and Nov 3-7

CONGRATULATIONS
AWA Shaping Lives Campaign Raises More Than $12,000

EVENTS
Nobel Laureate Peter Agre presents seminar Nov. 11
Balancing Energy, Food and Climate – Nov, 12
WISCAPE brownbag on Labor Licensing at UW-Madison – Nov. 12
National Geographic editor talks about energy and climate – Nov. 13
Midwest Assoc. for Public Opinion Research – Nov. 21-22
Animal Sciences hosts Open House Nov. 25
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Conference – Dec. 8
BioRefinery/BioEnergy Summit – Dec. 11
Save the dates: Undergraduate Symposium, Teaching and Learning Symposium

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Nov. 12 info session on Undergrad D.C. Semester in International Affairs
Apply by Nov. 21 for Michael Fields Agricultural Institute Public Policy Internships
Summer Internship Opportunities at Agricultural Research Stations
Digital Media Center supports teaching and research
Instructors: Record spring ‘09 textbook info at My UW
Schedule for fall Registrar Electronic Grading Process
New process for internal transfers into CALS

GRAD STUDENTS
WAGE Advanced Dissertation Research Assistantship (apply by Dec. 8)
Notices and Opportunities for Grad Students

HUMAN RESOURCES
Sample LTE appointment letters available online

RESEARCH
Research FAQ’s & Hot Topics
Submit Cayuse proposals early to avoid hassles and errors
Changes to USDA funding
Reminder on New Requirements for USDA Smith-Lever 3(d) Programs
Important NIH reminders, notices, and updates
Funding Focus: Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board
Current multistate proposals inviting participation
Best Practices: Requesting Advance Accounts
Formula Grant (142) Capital Exercise
Effort Certification issues? Links for certifiers and coordinators
Funding opportunities