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November 8, 2007

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Dupont fellowship funds will help address a critical shortage of plant breeders
New book on sustainable land planning
Report highlights economic returns of public agricultural research
• CALS in the News — Oct. 29–Nov. 2 and November 5–9

CONGRATULATIONS
Three CALS faculty members selected as Fellows of AAAS
Ahna Skop receives Presidential Early Career Award
Sean Carroll’s book wins 2007 Science Award from Phi Beta Kappa
Daniel Gianola receives Humboldt Research Award

EVENTS
Welcome to the Entrepreneurial Deli —Nov. 12
Designing Facilities to Build Campus and Public Communities – Nov. 12
More entrepreneurship events on tap Nov. 14 and 16
Seminar looks at switchgrass — Nov. 13
Introductory meeting for international student stem cell association — Nov. 14
Supporting Underrepresented Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – Nov. 16
More than Just Labs: Plans for the Old Biochemistry Building Renovation – Nov. 19
CALS Commencement Breakfast — Dec. 16

INTERNATIONAL
NSF Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Project
NSF International Research Experience for Students — apply by Feb. 15
Tell your advisees about Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
WARA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Competition
Smithsonian Institution grants – apply by Jan. 15
New introductory international course
New faculty/staff award will recognize international work
New CALS International Speakers Grants — apply by Jan. 1
Grants for research in Japan
Young Scholar grants for research in Germany

RESEARCH
Funding Opportunities
NIH updates
Best Practices: Shipping Costs
Current multistate proposals inviting participation
Advanced Biosafety Training
Call for Proposals – WAGE Research Collaboratives on Globalization

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Remind students: Wisconsin Idea undergrad fellowship info sessions Nov. 15 and Nov. 19
Truman Scholarship: $30,000 to pursue your public service passion
New website helps students plan for spring enrollment

LIBRARIES
UW-Madison ranks high in stem cell research citations
Dissertation Calculator helps students and advisors with planning process
EndNote workshop scheduled – Nov. 28

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