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CALS in the News for the Week of April 9-13

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‘Pseudo reality’ the new perception of politicians, study suggests
The Capital Times 4/11/2012
Quoted: Dominque Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Is media-driven “pseudo-reality” the future of U.S. politics?
UW News 4/10/2012
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dominque Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison will host hands-on science event
Wisconsin State Journal 4/9/2012
Mentioned: Science Expeditions
Quoted: Tom Zinnen, Biotechnology Center

UW-Madison honors Academic Staff Excellence Award winners
UW News 4/10/2012
Recognized: Sarah Pfatteicher, interim associate dean of Undergraduate Programs & Services
Recognized: Xiao-Lin (Nick) Wu, Dairy Science
Quoted: Nick Balster, Soil Science
Quoted: Daniel Gianola, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Dan Schaefer, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Robert Ray, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: George Shook, Dairy Science

Science Expeditions opens doors to UW-Madison science
UW News 4/9/2012
Mentioned: Science Expeditions
Quoted: Tom Zinnen, Biotechnology Center

Opinion: Misguided Science Policy?
The Scientist 4/10/2012
Author: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Author: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Truth and Beauty
The Scientist 4/1/2012
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

AWA to host 17th Breakfast on the Farm April 15
Agri-View 4/12/2012
Quoted: Mara Budde, CALS undergraduate
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Weedy foes early too: Be ‘aggressive’ with control
Agri-View 4/12/2012
Quoted: Vince Davis, Agronomy

Two individuals, one couple inducted into Meat Hall of Fame
Wisconsin State Farmer 4/12/2012
Mentioned: Robert Deibel, Bacteriology

UW-Madison Short Course Honors Outstanding Students
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/13/2012
Mentioned: Farm & Industry Short Course

WI National Guard Unit Begins Ag Mission in Afghanistan
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/12/2012
Mentioned: CALS-trained Wisconsin National Guard Agribusiness Development Unit

UW Farm & Industry Short Course Scholarship Apps Due April 20
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/11/2012
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Farm & Industry Short Course Director

AgrAbility of Wisconsinto Hold Educational Summit in Marshfield
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/10/2012
Mentioned: AgrAbility, affiliated with the Department of Biological Systems Engineering

AWA Members Awarded Scholarships
Wisconsin State Farmer 4/12/2012
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Of Interest

Scientists show how some species survive rapid climate change – and others don’t
UK Daily Mail 4/11/2012

On Campus: UW-Madison animal research programs get full accreditation
Wisconsin State Journal 4/10/2012

How Much Is a Professor Worth?
The New York Times 4/2/2012

S. Dakota Companies Lose Money Amid Labor Shortage (video)
Bloomberg 4/5/2012

FDA criticized for food illness probes, secrecy
Denver Post 4/13/2012

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