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CALS in the News — November 5-9

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff

Rethinking Fire Policy in the Tinderbox Zone
The New York Times (10/27/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Nation must adapt to greater wildfire risk
The Christian Science Monitor (11/01/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Up in smoke? Lessons from the California fires
The Why Files (11/01/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Grandfather’s actions, stories inspire Madison professor’s documentary
Green Bay Press Gazette (11/4/07)
Quoted: Patty Loew, Life Sciences Communication

Chief Executive Is Out Front At Bellbrook
Wisconsin State Journal (11/04/07)
Quoted: Robert Lowery, PhD Biochemistry

Scientists track early evolution of sight to hydras
The Seattle Times (11/07/07)
Quoted: Sean Carroll, GeneticsWomen’s Philanthropy Council ‘Champion Award’ Winners Named
UW-Madison University Communications (11/07/07)
Quoted: Richard L. Barrows, Agricultural and Applied Economics and former associate dean for Student Affairs, CALS

DuPont Funding Will Help UW Address Shortage of Plant Breeders
Agri-View (11/07/07)
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Topics of Interest

UW chemist works to keep bacteria from becoming virulent
Wisconsin State Journal (11/04/07)
Quoted: Helen Blackwell, Chemistry

Amended stem cell patent claims not enough, consumer groups say
Wisconsin Technology Network (11/06/07)
Quoted: Janet Kelly, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Mentioned: James Thomson, School of Medicine and Public Health

Center of attention: UW’s Fluno Center gains international acclaim for food, accommodations
The Capital Times (11/06/07)

Health Toll of Climate Change Seen as Ethical Crisis
UW-Madison University Communications (11/06/07)
Quoted: Jonathan Patz, Nelson Institute

Statement on Ruling Regarding Charter Street Plant from Alan Fish, UW-Madison Associate Vice-Chancellor
UW-Madison University Communications (11/07/07)
Quoted: Alan Fish, Associate Vice Chancellor

Climate change is public health issue – US experts
Reuters (11/07/07)
Quoted: Jonathan Patz, Nelson Institute

Outdoors: Givnish believes much more must be done to stop spread of CWD
The Capital Times (11/07/07)
Quoted: Tom Givnish, Botany

Lab created for American Indian students
The Bismarck Tribune (11/07/07)

With a $900 Million Investment, UW-Madison Steps Up in Research Rankings
UW-Madison University Communications (11/08/07)
Quoted: Chancellor John Wiley
Quoted: Martin Cadwallader, Graduate School Dean

UW 2nd in science, engineering funds
The Capital Times (11/08/07)
Quoted: Chancellor John Wiley
Quoted: Martin Cadwallader, Graduate School Dean

Judge: UW coal plant is illegal
Wisconsin State Journal (11/08/07)
By: Ron Seely, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Alan Fish, Associate Vice Chancellor

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