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January 17, 2008

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
UW-Madison chancellor search committee named
Feel free to add friends of CALS to the eCALS mailing list
CALS in the News – January 14-18 and January 7-11, 2008
Hold on to your (hard) hat: The construction of Institutes for Discovery has begun
Gary Roberts named as CALS Director of Undergraduate Biology Education
New website highlights opportunities for current and prospective CALS grad students
In memoriam: Biochemist Helmut Beinert

CONGRATULATIONS
Ahna Skop profiled as “standout scholar”
Landscape architecture student shares national design award from U.S. Green Building Council
Student telefunders turn in top performances

EVENTS
Art exhibit on climate change, cosponsored by Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Jan. 12–Feb. 8
PBS producer will discuss chemist Percy Julian and “The Neglected Science” on Jan. 22
See “Indestructible,” first-person account of life with ALS, and meet the filmmaker on Jan. 24
CALS communicators to meet Jan. 29
Workshop on stalking, Jan. 31
Spring 2008 Campus Roundtable kicks off Feb. 15
Obesity lecture series begins Feb. 21

EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
Needed: Guest speakers for outreach course on food, health, agriculture and the environment
Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture workshop set for Jan. 25 in Sparta

RESEARCH
New Training Requirements for Human Subjects Researchers
Funding Opportunities
Annual AD-421 CRIS Reports Reminder
NIH updates
CALS WISPER Training
Issues associated with Conversion to WISPER and PeopleSoft Grants
Applications for DATCP-administered grazing grants now available

TEACHING AND ADVISING
Feb. 7 Etiquette Dinner helps students prepare for job interviews
Technology Enhanced Learning Grants Competition
Resources to help students stay safe on campus
Faculty and staff invited to CALS Careers Fair reception — Feb. 28

CALLS TO NOMINATE
Time to nominate for 2008 Outstanding Senior Awards
Nominate seniors for Herfurth-Kubly Awards for Initiative and Efficiency

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