CALS in the News

News stories from the past two weeks that feature (or will interest) CALS faculty and staff:

UW flu researcher, local firm honored, The Capital Times (mentioned: Laura Kiessling and Ron Raines, Biochemistry)

Minorities need aid to stay in science, The Capital Times (quoted: Assoc. Dean Bob Ray)

UW System must remove barriers to innovation Wisconsin Technology Network

Winter wheat doubles in Wisconsin since 2000, even as it declines in rest of U.S. , Associated Press (quoted: John Gaska, Agronomy)

Stronger produce policing sought, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Q&A with Mark Johnson, On Wisconsin – Click on Dispatches PDF (features Mark Johnson, Ctr. for Dairy Research)

Seeds of a Growing Partnership, On Wisconsin – Click on Research PDF (featured: Bill Tracy, Agronomy)

Hot Pictures, On Wisconsin – click on Arts & Culture PDF (quoted: David Mladenoff, Forest Ecol. & Mgmt.)

Dear Mrs. Hazard, On Wisconsin (historical feature on roots of College’s radio program)

Better yeast might help boost biofuel production, Wisconsin State Journal – second article in Discoveries (quoted: Thomas Jeffries, Tim Donohue, Bacteriology)

Dunn residents, board oppose possible disease lab, Wisconsin State Journal (quoted: Vice Dean Irwin Goldman)

Local execs Molly Jahn and Enrique Gandara have far-reaching goals, InBusiness

Gene Sequencing Advance To Help Biomass-to-Biofuel Conversion, CarbonFree (quoted: Tom Jeffries, Bacteriology)

A Nicer Way to Patent, ScienceNOW (quoted: Carl Gulbrandsen, WARF)

U.S. and Brazil Seek to Promote Ethanol in West, from New York Times