CALS in the News – Nov. 12–16

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff


Why Wildfires Get Worse and Worse
Wall Street Journal (10/27/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology


The Fire This Time
Time Magazine (10/25/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology,8599,1675380,00.html


Housing: Location Key With Environmentally Friendly Cluster Developments
Science Daily (10/26/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology



Air Inferiority: Is “Run!” the new strategy against firestorms on California’s urban fringe?
A Weekly (10/31/07)
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology


UW-Kemp Station: Unique Venue for Research, Public Outreach

The Lakeland Times Sports/Outdoors (11/09/07)
Quoted: Tom Steele, Kemp Ag Research Station, and Scott Craven, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
(Print Version Only)



Scientists trace evolution of the eye
Twin Cities Pioneer Press/McClatchy Newspapers (11/10/07)
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

Growing new interest: Schools planting fresh mix of ag, tech ed courses
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (11/10/07)
Mentioned: Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics




UW-Madison University Communications (11/13/07)
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

New Test Can Curb Loss of Potatoes in Storage
Agri-View (11/16/07)
Quoted: Zahi K. Atallah, Plant Pathology

Topics of Interest:

State Biotech Execs: Full Speed Ahead
The Capital Times (11/09/07)

Vet Aims for Cow Comfort
Wisconsin State Journal (11/10/07)
Quoted: Kenneth Nordlund, School of Veterinary Medicine

Starting a business on menu at Memorial Union
Wisconsin State Journal (11/12/07)

New firms look to get launched: Madison event lets 21 companies make pitch to would-be investors
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (11/12/07

For the Record: In Tests of Inhalers, Results May Depend on Who Pay
The New York Times (11/13/07)
Mentioned: F. Javier Nieto, School of Medicine and Public Health


Group forms plan to plug brain drain: State urged to build economy, attract talent
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (11/14/07)