CALS in the News (September 17-27, 2007)

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…How Much Can You Afford to Pay for a Cow? — Agri-View (9/20/07)
Quoted: Gary Frank, UW Center for Dairy Profitability

Pinch of sushi with a fruit twist: UW food science team nabs 2nd place with its concoction — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, (9/22/07)
Quoted: Rich Hartel, Food Science, Jen Baeten, Food Science, graduate student

Brittingham Scholars Coming to Campus — UW Communications (9/27/07)
Mentioned: Department of Rural Sociology

‘Returning to the Farm’ Provides Framework For Farm Succession Planning — Agri-View (9/27/07)
Quoted: Joy Kirkpatrick, UW Center for Dairy Profitability

UW Badgers, Farmers Enjoy Benefits of Whey Sports Drink — UW-Communications
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agriculture and Applied Economics, K.J. Burrington, Center for Dairy Research

Paradise Lost? — Current TV (9/7/07)
Mentioned: David Mladenoff, Forestry Ecology and Management, Dolly Ledin, Center for Biology Education

UW-Madison’s Microbial Sciences Building Opens — Channel 3000 (9/14/07)
Quoted: Rod Welch, Microbiology, Immunology

Early, Brief Frost Expected —W isconsin State Journal (9/14/07)
Quoted: Brent McCown, Horticulture, Jonathan Martin, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Now, Badgers have a will and a whey — The Capital Times (9/15/07)
Quoted: K.J. Burrington, Center for Dairy Research, Ben Herbert, UW Strength and Conditioning Coach

Wisconsin private sector on board for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center — Wisconsin Technology Network (9/15/07)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, CALS, Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

New Enzyme Shows Promise — Wisconsin State Journal (9/16/07)
Quoted: Brad Barham and Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Jon Thorson, Pharmaceutical Sciences

More Wis. dairy farmers diversify income — Centre Daily Times (Pennsylvania) (9/17/07)
Quoted: Jeremy Foltz and Robert Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW Students, Staff Make a Difference in Africa — The Capital Times, (9/17/07)
quoted: Kenneth Shapiro, Associate Dean, CALS

With CWD, each state charts its own course — Capital Times (9/19/07)Quoted: Bryan Richards, alumnus, Wildlife Ecology, (CWD project leader)

The times are going dairy well for our farmers these days — Onalaska Community Life (9/20/07)
Quoted: Edward Jesse, Agriculture and Applied Economics


Research grants highlight value of UW-Madison — The Wisconsin State Journal (9/25/07)

Doc: Testing On Animals Obsolete — The Capital Times (9/27/07)
Quoted: Eric Sandgren, School of Veterinary Medicine (opposing view)

UW gets big grant for health research: $41 million will help put discoveries into practice — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, (9/18/07)
Quoted: Marc Drezner and Robert Golden, Dean, School of Medicine and Public Health

UW gets grant for $41 million — Wisconsin State Journal (9/18/07)
Quoted: Marc Drezner, School of Medicine and Public Health

Major Grant Advances UW’s Clinical and Translational Research Enterprise — UW-Communications (9/18/07)
Quoted: Chancellor John D. Wiley, Marc Drezner, School of Medicine and Public Health

UW-Madison stops Ebola virus study after warning —Wisconsin State Journal (9/19/07)
Mentioned: Yoshi Kawaoka, Veterinary Medicine, Jan Klein, Biological Safety, Terry Devitt, University Communications

U. of Wisconsin Halted Ebola Research After Question Arose About Lab’s Safety Level — Chronicle of Higher Education (9/19/07)

UW-Halts Ebola Research — USA Today (9/20/07)

UW-Madison receives $7.2 million stem cells ALS grant — Wisconsin State Journal (9/20/07)
Quoted: Clive Svendsen, Su-Chun Zhang, School of Medicine and Public Health, Gordon Mitchell, School of Veterinary Medicine, Comparative Biosciences

Big outdoor ag show grows along with farming —The Capital Times (9/20/07)

Hospital flies in hygiene guru from the US—to tell doctors how to wash their hands — London Daily Mail (9/21/07)
Quoted: Dennis Maki, School of Medicine and Public Health