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CALS Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowships awarded

Several Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship awards have been made for 2010-11, and the College congratulates all of these fellowship recipients. We also want to thank the donors for making these awards possible, the faculty who submitted nominations, and the committees that reviewed nominations.

The Richard M. Heins Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship was established by Richard M. Heins who is an alumnus of UW-Madison and was very active in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences serving on the CALS Board of Visitors from 1996-1999. This fellowship was established to support graduate student research within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The recipient of this fellowship for 2010-2011 is Karl D. Malcolm, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology.

The Louis and Elsa Thomsen Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships were established by the estate of Elsa Thomsen and are designated to support graduate students who have established an outstanding research record. Four fellowships have been awarded for 2010-2011. The recipients of the fellowships are: Marin Bozic, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics; Van Butsic, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology; Wen Huang, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Dairy Science; and Jarrod J. Scott, a student in the Microbiology Doctoral Training Program in the Department of Bacteriology.

The Wisconsin Potato Industry Board Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship for 2010-2011 has been awarded to Clifford S. Hogan, in the Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, in the Department of Plant Pathology. This fellowship was endowed by the Wisconsin Potato Industry Board for the purpose of funding a graduate fellowship in potato research.

Again, our congratulations to all the recipients of this year’s awards, and our thanks to the donors who made these awards possible.

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