CALS alumni e-newsletter and blog now online

Alumni and friends of UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) now have a new communications tool to stay connected and informed. An email newsletter and an associated web site were launched recently to help CALS alumni stay informed of college activities, learn more about their fellow graduates and participate in upcoming events.

To visit the web site, follow this link:

To sign up for the monthly email newsletter, send an email to:

If you have news you’d like to share with CALS alumni, please email them to

We’ll post them on the web as soon as possible after they are received, and post a link to the announcement in the montly eCALS Alumni newsletter. All announcements are archived, and can be recalled by a full-text search or viewed by subject-matter category.

To have announcements included in a given issue, please submit them to by the first Wednesday of each month. Before you do, you might want to see our tips for submitting articles.

Like all web-based communication tools, eCALS Alumni is a work in progress. If you have suggestions, or models of other electronic newsletters that you think would help us improve, please pass them on.

Suggestions for Alumni eCALS articles:

Class notes – New jobs, new businesses, significant achievements, etc.
Opportunities – Professional improvement, classes, seminars, etc.
Events: – Celebrations, picnics, alumni gatherings, etc.
Careers – Employment opportunities, internships, seeking employment, etc.
International – Travel news, alumni abroad, students, etc.
Milestones – Anniversaries, promotions, retirements, etc.
Student news – Student achievements, scholarships, civic activities, etc.
Of Interest – Those odd little things alumni may like, etc.
CALS in the News – If you see, hear, read or make news let us know
Faculty news – If one of our faculty helps out let us know