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September 27, 2007

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Celebrate the opening of the new Microbial Sciences Building
Sign up now: Oct. 25 Honorary Recognition/Distinguished Service Award banquet
Way of the Warrior, new documentary by Patty Loew, airs on public TV in November
Orientation session for new CALS faculty � Oct. 16
WALSAA travel grants for depts � Oct. 29 deadline
Funding available for travel related to global health
Share your views on the future of biology education
Needed: post-docs to study forest plant community change
Daughters of Demeter will plant heirloom tulip bulbs in Allen gardens
In memoriam: Richard Shackelford
CALS in the News

EVENTS
Money, Marketing and Mentors Panel � Oct. 2
Don�t forget the All-CALS Faculty and Staff Forum � Oct. 8
INSITE entrepreneurship seminars for fall � next one on Oct. 9
NIH workshop on biological and biomedical computing � Oct. 12
DoIT Training Classes for Fall

INTERNATIONAL
New CALS Mexico program offers funding for undergrads
2008 United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination
Paid summer internships for undergrads at the Pasteur Institute, Paris
Tinker Field Research Grants for social sciences in Latin America, Spain, Portugal

RESEARCH
Efforting Coordinator Training
Vendor refunds on grant funding
Preferred NimbleGen access agreement for UW investigators
Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad competition
USDA/CSREES National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program:
Funding opportunities

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Lose the Podium! New discussion series from the CALS Teaching and Learning Council
CALS Academic Advising Workshop
Alternative assessment for students with disabilities
New tool to manage advisee emails
Faculty: Come to World Dairy Expo reception to help industry recruit and hire our students

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
Dairy Situation and Outlook, September 24, 2007

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Women�s Philanthropy Council seeks nominees who have advanced status of women at UW
Nominations sought for several important UW committees
Submit your nominations for WAA Distinguished Alumni Awards

HUMAN RESOURCES
Info session: Promotions and Base Adjustments for Academic Staff
Professional development grants for classified non-represented staff
Academic Staff Professional Development Grants

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