CALS in the News February 18-22

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff

Art exhibit seeks to shed light on climate change
The Minnesota Daily (2/15/08)
Quoted: David Mladenoff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Researchers Not Willing to Tag High-Capacity Irrigation Wells as Reason For Less Groundwater
Agri-View (2/14/08)
Quoted: Birl Lowrey, Soil Science
Mentioned: Bill Bland, Soil Science

Input Prices to Impact State’s Livestock and Crop Industries
Agri-View (2/14/08)
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Randy Fortenbery, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: AJ Bussan, Horticulture

Fungal gene could lead to antibiotics, other drugs
Wisconsin State Journal (2/17/08)
Quoted: Nancy Keller, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Jin Woo Bok, Plant Pathology

Quick Takes: Skepticism of Nanotechnology
Inside Higher Ed (2/18/08)
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
(middle of page)

Americans Reject Morality of Nanotechnology on Religious Grounds
The Christian Post (2/18/08)
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

UW Madison University Communications News Release (2/19/08)
Mentioned: Diana Downs, Bacteriology

Oak wilt must be battled in winter
The Country Today (2/20/08)
Mentioned: Melinda (Mindy) Habecker, Cooperative Extension
(page 6B) (Subscription Required)

Checkoff-Funded Research Produces Industry Fact Sheets
Agri-View (2/20/08)
Mentioned: James Claus, Animal Science, Food Science

Ag Economy Was on the Minds of Board Members
Agri-View (2/20/08)
Quoted: Dick Cates, Soil Science, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Nanotechnology Is Morally Unacceptable
The Wall Street Journal (2/21/08)
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

There’s plenty of capital, investor says; UW, entrepreneurs challenged to get it
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (2/21/08)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean

Topics of Interest

Scientists Continue To Test NASA Submarine In Lake Mendota; Underwater Robot Could Be Sent To Jupiter’s Moon In Future
Channel 3000 (2/15/08)

Patent tug-of-war waged in Congress: Big companies, small inventors struggle over U.S. system
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (2/16/08)
Quoted: Andrew Cohn, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Mentioned: Janet Kelly, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Hi Tech Neighbors
NBC 15 (2/18/08)
Mentioned: University Research Park

ACE: Community, farmers must cooperate more
The Country Today (2/20/08)
Mentioned: Discovery Farms
(page 4A) (Subscription required)

Governor Doyle Presents Design and Construction Awards
Wisconsin Office of the Governor PRESS RELEASE (2/20/08)
Mentioned: the Microbial Sciences Building

Burrill: Plenty of capital, not enough connections
Wisconsin Technology Network (2/21/08)

Challenges Remain For Biotech
The Capital Times (2/21/08)