September 11, 2008

Save Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. for All-CALS faculty and staff forum
Kohl Center event to welcome Chancellor Martin — 3 p.m. Oct. 23
Honorary Recognition Banquet – evening of Oct. 23

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Hartel and Hartel pen an eater’s guide to food science
Emergency evacuation drills Sept. 16-18
Fire-up raises funds for rural youth scholarships
University staff encouraged to ‘eat local’
Two rules to reduce risk of disease to users of CALS livestock facilities
LSC celebration draws alumni from around the world
Perspectives from the Public: How Wisconsinites View UW-Madison
Support for strategic planning, quality improvement available for CALS units
In memoriam: John E. Mitchell
• CALS in the News – August 28 – Sept. 4

CONGRATULATIONS
Jean-Paul Chavas wins Award for Best Paper
Chris Boerboom honored by Mid America CropLife Association

EVENTS
Horticulture club plant sale Sept. 12–14
Center for Global Health open house Sept. 16
Sept. 17 date set to dedicate new fermentation equipment
Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil — Sept. 22
The Politics of State Funding for Higher Education – Sept. 23
Discovery Farm Field Day — Sept. 25
Confronting crisis in ag and global development — Borlaug Symposium, Oct. 17
Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit — Oct. 23-24
Fall 2008 University Roundtable luncheons
Fall 2008 Genetics Colloquium schedule
WISCAPE announces Fall 2008 Programs

RESEARCH
Farm bill changes in USDA research funding initiative
Greenwall Scholars in Bioethics now accepting applications
Multistate proposals inviting participation
Funding Opportunities
Call for applications for NIH loan repayment programs
Get training in proposal development and budget building
Upcoming funding: Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association
Research FAQs and hot topics

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Workshop on active learning for those who teach life science courses — Sept. 27
Oct. 22 Majors Fair invites departments and programs to participate
Alcohol and Our Learning Environment: Symposium for Faculty and Staff — Oct. 14

INTERNATIONAL
Graduate student international field research awards

GRAD STUDENTS
Training for grad students on grants and fellowships Oct. 6

HUMAN RESOURCES
Update: UW rules for the political season
2008-09 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant Program, Part II
Deadlines near for faculty development and service grants and sabbatical requests

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Nominate for Doris Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring by Sept. 25
Nominations due for Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame by Nov. 1

CALLS FOR PROPOSALS
•  Knapp Bequest Committee seeks proposals

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DoIT e-newsletter offers useful tech news and tips for faculty and staff