News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff

Grow Wisconsin Livestock Panel Outlines Challenges – Agri-View (9/20/07)

Quoted: Dan Schaefer & Dave Thomas, Animal Science; Tom Cadwallader, UW-Extension

Madison firm wins grant for cancer drug: Centrose funding may be shift in biotech sector – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9/29/07)
Quoted: Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council & Life Sciences Communication

UW receives energy grant — The Badger Herald (10/1/07)
Quoted: Michael Penn, CALS Communications, Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

China acquires a taste for cheese, whey — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/1/07)
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Center for Dairy Profitability

Wisconsin Veterinarian Honored By American Association of Bovine Practitioners — UWCommunications (10/2/07)
Mentioned: Garrett R. Oetzel, Veterinary Medicine, Dairy Science

Badger Recovery Drink — NBC15 News (10/4/07)
(The link is in the upper right hand corner of the page—look for the image of a Badger Football player in red lifting weights)

Rising Milk Production Will Lower Prices Somewhat — Agri-View (10/4/07)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

CALS to honor four industry leaders — CALS Communications (10/5/07)
(about 2007 Honorary Recognition Awards)

CALS to honor biochemist Hector DeLuca and Dean Emeritus Leo Walsh — UW-Madison CALS Communication News Release (10/5/07)
About 2007 Distinguished Service Awards

Steve Nass vs. the UW: Does he want to crush the university system, or is he just fighting for good public policy?
Isthmus (9/27/07)
Quoted: David Giroux, Office of the President, Communications

UW is tops in transplants: for kidneys, pancreas — Capital Times (9/28/07)
Quoted: Hans Sollinger, School of Medicine and Public Health

Vet’s work does double duty — Wisconsin State Journal (9/29/07)
Quoted: Ruthanne Chun, School of Veterinary Medicine

Alternative reality: UW prof touts computer game learning — Wisconsin Technology Network (9/29/07)
Quoted: David W. Shaffer, Nelson Institute, Education

WARF Announces New Hires and Promotions — University Communications (10/1/07)

Institutes to share research incubator: Building to start in spring at Madison — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/1/07)
Quoted: Carl Gulbrandsen, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

UW-Madison researchers wage war on cancer stem cells — Wisconsin State Journal (10/3/07)
Quoted: John Kuo, School of Medicine and Public Health
Quoted: Caroline Alexander, School of Medicine and Public Health

Round Two Begins in Fights to Save Celebrated UW Prairie — UW Communications News Release (10/3/07)
Quoted: Joy Zedler, Botany. Quoted: Susan Will-Wolf, Botany

Studies: New colon cancer test accurate, less invasive — The Chicago Tribune (10/4/07)
Quoted: Perry Pickhardt, School of Medicine and Public Health

Studies endorse ‘virtual colonoscopy’ — USA Today (10/4/07)
Quoted: Perry Pickhardt, David Kim, School of Medicine and Public Health

Plans for $120 million science building unveiled — The Daily Cardinal (10/4/07)
Quoted: Carl Gulbrandsen, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Badger Insider Magazine Debuts Bigger, Bolder Look
UW Communications News Release (10/4/07)

Disputed stem cell patents amended: Changes to challenged stem patent are not a step back from their claims, says WARF — The Scientist (10/4/07)
Mentioned: James Thompson, School of Medicine and Public Health, Genome Center

Researchers Identify Key Step Bird Flu Virus Takes to Spread Readily in Humans
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (10/4/07)
Quoted: Yoshihiro Kawaoka, School of Veterinary Medicine

Cancer’s Secret Army: UW Researchers Think Stem Cells Might Be Responsible For Recurrence Of Cancer … — Wisconsin State Journal (10/4/07)
Quoted:John Kuo, Caroline Alexander, School of Medicine and Public Health