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CALS in the News — December 3–7

News featuring or of interest to CALS faculty and staff:

Reclaiming a Toxic Legacy Through Art and Science
Orion Magazine (November/December 2007)
Quoted: Sue Thering, Landscape Architecture

Manage Traffic, Cut Soil Compaction
Agri-View (11/29/07)
Quoted: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

Two Bt Traits, ‘Stacks’ Demand Different Refuges
Agri-View (11/29/07)
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
Mentioned: Richard Proost, Horticulture
Mentioned: Dean Volenberg, Cooperative Extension

DuPont funding helps UW address plant breeder shortage
Wisconsin Agriculturist (page 43) (12/07)
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Land Use Driving Homogenization of Northern Midwest Forests
The Forestry Source (12/07) (subscription required)
Mentioned: David Mladenoff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Climate change: seeing the invisible, grasping the untouchable
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, (Second in list) (12/07)
Project funded by a Baldwin Grant submitted by Dolly Ledin & David Mladenoff

Kill the Cat that Kills the Bird
New York Times (12/02/07)
Mentioned: Stanley Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

RE: STUDENTS COMPETE TO REDUCE THEIR ‘ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT’
CALS News via UW-University Communications News Release (12/04/07)
Mentioned: Christopher Vaughn, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

WAISTLINE GROWTH ON HIGH-CARB DIETS LINKED TO LIVER GENE
CALS News via UW-University Communications News Release (12/04/07)
Quoted: James Ntambi, Biochemistry, Nutritional Sciences

Faculty start new environment project
The Badger Herald (12/04/07)
Quoted: Ann Hoyt, School of Human Ecology

Scientists find gene that converts carbs to fat
The Star (Toronto) (12/05/07)
Quoted: James Ntambi, Biochemistry, Nutritional Sciences

Gene Helps Turn Carbs Into Fat
Scientific American (12/05/07)
Described: Research by James Ntambi, Biochemistry, Nutritional Sciences

Wisconsin Farm Bureau names award winners
The Country Today, Section 8C (12/05/07)
Mentioned: Richard Daluge, CALS, Assistant Dean, Emeritus
Mentioned: Tim Jergenson, Cooperative Extension

Service, Partnership Awards Presented By Farm Bureau
Agri-View (12/06/07)
Mentioned: Richard Daluge, CALS, Assistant Dean, Emeritus
Mentioned: Tim Jergenson, Cooperative Extension

Greener pastures: Dairy science reverses history with enrollment surge
UW CALS News Releases (12/07/07)
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science
Quoted: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science
Quoted: Robert Ray, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Associate Dean

Topics of Interest:
Ethical Crisis of Climate Change
Wisconsin State Journal (12/02/07)
Quoted: Jonathan Patz, Nelson Institute

You Don’t Have to Be Smart to Share
Science (12/03/07)
Quoted: Charles Snowdon, Psychology

WHAT LIES BENEATH: GROWTH OF ROOT CELLS REMARKABLY DYNAMIC, STUDY FINDS
UW-University Communications News Release (12/03/07)
Quoted: Simon Gilroy, Botany

THOME NAMED WARF’S DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS
UW-University Communications News Release (12/05/07)

UW Hospital names new CEO
The Capital Times (12/06/07)

STEM CELLS SHOW POWER TO PREDICT DISEASE, DRUG TOXICITY
UW-University Communications News Release (12/06/07)

JOHN D. WILEY TO STEP DOWN AS UW-MADISON CHANCELLOR
UW-University Communications News Release (12/07/07)

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