CALS in the News: February 2-6, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Paper industry exec Troy Runge to lead Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mentioned: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Tim Donohue, director of Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Positive pairing + green social networking = PosiPair
The Isthmus 02/02/09
Quoted: Sarah Manski, Life Sciences Communications
Evolutionary Road
The Capital Times 02/04/09-02/10/09
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics
Print, pp10-11

Book Review
Sustainable Times January 2009
Review of “Voices from the heart of the land” by Richard Cates, Soil Sciences

Cash to cut carbon: UW offers $50K for top idea
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 02/02/09
Mentioned: Tracey Holloway, Director of The Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Dairy researchers want a barn upgrade
The Capital Times 02/03/09
Mentioned: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science

UW wants comfortable cows
Wisconsin State Journal 01/31/09
Quoted: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science

Schumer seeks help for dairies
Watertown Daily Times 01/30/09
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

On the trail
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12/03/08
Quoted: Brett Shaw, Life Sciences Communications

Topics of Interest

Face of Space Tyson laments Americans’ science illiteracy
The Capital Times 02/03/09

UW bacteria study could provide clue to controlling pathogens
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 02/01/09

More Than A Million Dried Plants Are Preserved And Studied In One Of The Nation’s Top Collections
Wisconsin State Journal 01/31/09

Economic crisis imperils state dairy farms, group says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 01/30/09