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August 16, 2007

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Update on candidates for CALS Associate Dean/Extension Program Leader position
Shinners, Karasov, Hitchon elected to CALS Academic Planning Council
2007 Honorary Recognition recipients named
LSC teams with tribal college for youth science media camp
NAS seeks committee members, case study farms for update of Alternative Agriculture report
Despite ethanol industry�s voracious appetite, expect corn stocks to increase next year
Good sources for following ag market trends
Info on submitting bioenergy proposals to NCR-SARE
CALS in the news � August 4�17

CONGRATULATIONS
Biochemist Perry Frey honored for career leadership
Leo Walsh, Hector DeLuca to receive CALS Distinguished Service Awards
Scott Craven to receive UW-Extension Chancellor�s Career Award
Dave Thomas Inducted into Targhee Hall of Fame
Grad student Priya Kathirvel earns first place in IFT paper competition

EVENTS
Forum: Can Wisconsin Meet the Challenge of Biofuels Leadership � Aug. 22
Agronomy/Soils Field Day Will Cover Research And Current Ag IssuesAugust 29
Conducting organic agriculture research � Aug. 30 workshop at Arlington
UW organic field day slated for Aug. 30 at Arlington Station
Molecular and Applied Nutrition Symposium � Oct. 11
Conference looks at bio-fuel�s impact on Midwest landscape � Oct. 16

LIBRARIES
Not too late to put books on reserve
Biological Abstracts and Zoological Record Have Moved
Steenbock Library welcomes expanded archives and new head of oral history program
Hone your research skills at Steenbock library�s drop-in workshops

INTERNATIONAL
World Vegetable Center offers postdoc fellowships for vegetable R and D
Third World Academy of Sciences offers postdocs for scientists from developing countries
Supplemental funding available for international components of new or continuing NSF projects
Grants for Study in Scandinavia

RESEARCH
$100,000 available for cultivar, germplasm development (proposals due Sept. 7)
Funding opportunities with approaching deadlines
Research Hot Topics and Frequently Asked Questions

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Sarah Pfatteicher named Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Services
Karen Knipschild is new Farm and Industry Short Course program manager

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