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August 30, 2007

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Support for innovative outreach: Submit Wisconsin Idea grant preproposals by Sept. 26
Needed: CALS experts to weigh in on USDA energy science and education priorities
Ag economist�s website makes it easier to find and analyze dairy market data
Proposals sought for 2008 Wisconsin Lakes Convention (deadline Oct. 5)
Apply for BIO2008 sessions by Sept. 7
Position posted: Executive Director of CALS Agricultural Research Stations
CALS in the News for August 27�31 and August 19-25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS
Biochemist Perry Frey honored for career leadership
Susan Smith wins NIH MERIT Award for fetal alcohol research
CALS recognized for last year�s great Partners in Giving performance

EVENTS
Jo Handelsman to talk about Microbial Sciences Bldg. � Sept. 5
Robert L. Metzenberg Memorial Lecture � Sept. 7
WALSAA Scholarship Golf Tournament � Sept. 14
Hort society plant sale Sept. 14�16
Diversity and Climate Campus Forum � Sept. 28
Save the date: College Welcome �Oct. 8

LIBRARIES
Library workshops offer efficient techniques for RefWorks, EndNote, Google and more
Steenbock offers library instruction for your classes

INTERNATIONAL
Wisconsin Idea grant competition open for international projects

RESEARCH
Sofja Kovalevskaja Award offers �risk capital� for outstanding young researchers
Links to info on Grad school research proposals (they�re due Sept. 14)
Funding opportunities with approaching deadlines
Research hot topics and FAQs

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Be aware of errors in exam times and dates posted online

HUMAN RESOURCES
Professional development sessions for TAs and PAs
New CALS faculty and staff asked to sign up for Sexual Harassment Workshop

IN MEMORIAM
FFA student leader Matt Anderson died Aug. 19

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