Oct. 9, 2008

DONT’ FORGET
Honorary Recognition Banquet Oct 23 (register by Oct. 10)
CALS social hour — Oct. 14, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
How to grow more food on a smaller carbon footprint – Oct. 15
Kohl Center event to welcome Chancellor Martin – Oct, 23
Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit — Oct. 23-24

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Env. Defense Fund president to addresses bioenergy summit
Forum highlights CALS’ relevance, accomplishments, challenges
• CALS in the News – Sept. 29-Oct. 3 and Oct. 6-10
Making Connections campaign promotes campus energy conservation
WAA’s new Web Strategy offers direct access to alumni record
Partners in Giving campaign is underway
Simple steps can increase your safety on campus

CONGRATULATIONS
Poll ranks UW dairy program first
Shutske appointed to governor’s ag education and workforce council
CALS teams show off their cow-judging prowess at World Dairy Expo

EVENTS

Register for Made in Wisconsin: MillerCoors tour by Oct. 10
Oct. 14 forum focuses on climate change in Wisconsn
Film screening and meal focus on the global food crisis – Oct. 19
Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit — Oct. 23-24
UW Networking: Enabling UW Research — Oct. 24
LSC lecture: Personal Story Telling in a Media Age – Oct. 28
Nov. 6 symposium – How reducing sodium affects food safety and health
Farmer Co-ops Conference to focus on cooperative strategy and finance
Graduate School Seminar Series
Save Jan. 15 for the 2009 Agricultural Outlook Forum

INTERNATIONAL
Apply by Nov. 3 for summer ‘09 internships with Dept. of State

RESEARCH
Research FAQ’s and Hot Topics
Best Practices: Salary Cost Transfers Involving Sponsored Projects

• Calls for proposals: federal, non-federal, multistate
RSP campus contact changes

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Call for Proposals: Credit Outreach and Extended Timetable for 09-10
Change in registration process for CALS students who need business courses

HUMAN RESOURCES
Classified staff child care grants are available
Department administrator recruitment underway
Immigration workshop – Oct. 30
Longer wait time for Retirement Certificate of Appreciation
CALS HR staff lists helps you get answers quickly

BUSINESS SERVICES
Info on dual choice and fall enrollment opportunities
Long term care insurance workshops
John Hancock offers long-term care insurance to state employees
Enroll online by Nov. 14 for Employee Reimbursement Account
Consulting appointments on tax-sheltered annuities available