CALS scientists earned plenty of media attention in 2008

A number of CALS scientists (see below) were featured in a recap by University Communications of worldwide media coverage of the UW-Madison over the past year. The list is far from comprehensive but offers a sampling of the coverage of work done in the college and elsewhere on campus (media coverage is tracked in the UW Clipsheet and eCALS In the News postings). The media attention reflects not only the scientists’ accomplishments, but also the efforts of science writers and other media specialists in University Communications, the CALS communications program and many departments and centers. As mentioned in the introduction to the media recap, these efforts to showcase UW-Madison accomplishments to nonscientists is key to reinforcing UW-Madison’s strong image and reputation across the world.

CALS work on this list includes