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CALS in the News – Dec. 07–16

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff:

CALS Dean: Partnerships with ag groups important
Wisconsin State Farmer (12/07/07)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean
(print edition, A-1)

New test can curb spud storage loss
Wisconsin Agriculturist (12/07)
Quoted: Zahi Atallah, Plant Pathology
http://magissues.farmprogress.com/wsa/wa12dec07/wsa038.pdf

Soil Influences Manure Application
Wisconsin Agriculturist (12/07)
By: Matt Hanson, UW Extension, Dodge County
http://magissues.farmprogress.com/wsa/wa12dec07/wsa040.pdf

Land Use Driving Homogenization of Northern Midwest Forests
Forestry Source (12/07)
Mentioned: David Mladenoff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
http://www.safnet.org/periodicals/forestrysource.cfm (subscription required)

Teamwork Helps Build A Better Dairy Barn
The Capital Times (12/6/07)
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.madison.com/archives/read.php?ref=/tct/2007/12/06/0712060279.php

John Wiley: Champion of science
Wisconsin State Journal (12/08/07)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Quoted: Carl Gulbrandsen, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

UW soil scientist at home in Antarctica
Wisconsin State Journal (12/08/07)
Quoted: Jim Bockheim, Soil Science

State seeks new breed of biofuel: Papermakers, researchers lead the way in development
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/08/07)
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

The cows haven’t changed, but their barn will: Research to blossom at new UW dairy building
The Daily Reporter (Milwaukee) (12/10/07)
Quoted: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science, Chair

GREENER PASTURES: DAIRY SCIENCE REVERSES HISTORY WITH ENROLLMENT SURGE
CALS News via UW-Madison University Communications News Release (12/12/07)
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science
Quoted: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science, Chair
Quoted: Robert Ray, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

UW Getting Closer to a New Meat Lab
Agri-View (12/13/07)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS, Dean
Quoted: Frank Kooistra, CALS, Associate Dean, Planning and Administration
Quoted: Jim Claus, Animal Science
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science, Chair

UW-Madison Ranks First in Animal Science Departments
Agri-View (12/13/07)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS, Dean
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science, Chair

Modified Ovsynch Protocol Showing Higher Conception Rates
Agri-View (12/13/07)
Quoted: Milo Wiltbank, Dairy Science

Marketing Hay: It’s Seller Beware
Agri-View (12/13/07)
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Outside the cracker box: Madison duo finds niche in specialty kitchen
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/15/07)
Quoted: Peter Potter, Food Science, (BS 2007)

Dairy Science Enrollment on the Rise
WKOW Channel 27 News (12/16/07)
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

Outside the cracker box: Madison duo finds niche in specialty kitchen
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (12/15/07)
Quoted: Peter Potter, Food Science, (BS 2007)

Dairy Science Enrollment on the Rise
WKOW Channel 27 News (12/16/07)
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

Patients Turn to the Internet for Health Information
NPR (12/17/07) (second item in list)
Quoted: Suzanne Pingree, Life Sciences Communication, Engineering Experiment Station

Topics of Interest:
U. of Wisconsin at Madison’s Chancellor, John Wiley, to Step Down
The Chronicle of Higher Education (12/07/07)

WATERBORNE CARBON INCREASES THREAT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MERCURY
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (12/10/07)
Quoted: John Moreau, Geology, Geophysics

GENOME STUDY PLACES MODERN HUMANS IN THE EVOLUTIONARY FAST LANE
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (12/10/07)
Quoted: John Hawks, Anthropology

Human evolution speeding up: study
Associated Foreign Press (12/11/07)
Quoted: John Hawks, Anthropology

Bill Berry: Stevens Point’s Trainer was dean of conservation
The Capital Times (12/11/07)

Risk Taking Is in His Genes
The New York Times (12/11/07)
Mentioned: James Thomson, School of Medicine and Public Health

South Korean officials visit cell bank
CNN.com (12/12/07)

Back (or Forward) to School
Inside Higher Education (12/13/07)

UW researcher: We’re still evolving
The Capital Times (12/12/07)
Quoted: John Hawks, Anthropology, Zoology

RE: UW SPACE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY POWERS GOOGLE EARTH IMAGES
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (12/12/07)

FOREIGN OZONE EMISSIONS LOWER U.S. AIR QUALITY
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (12/13/07)

Harvard Disputes Faust Quotations in BusinessWeek Article
The Harvard Crimson (12/14/07)
Quoted: Terry Devitt, University Communications

The power of public-private partnerships
Wisconsin State Journal (12/17/07)
Quoted: Carl Gulbrandsen, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Mentioned: James Thomson, School of Medicine and Public Health

DNA as art: Scientist offering cell portraits
Wisconsin State Journal (12/16/07)
Quoted: Phillip Fisette, (BS Genetics, Bacteriology; PhD Cellular and Molecular Biology

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