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CALS In the News for the Week of June 29-July 7

Please note: You are receiving last week’s edition of CALS in the News today because this past Friday was a national holiday. 

In the News:

Ever True to You, Local Parlor
The New York Times 7/01/14
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

UW-Madison announces six free new courses online
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/01/14
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Tom Gower, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

On Campus: New MOOCs at UW-Madison
Wisconsin State Journal 7/02/14
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Tom Gower, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Researchers To Set Up ‘Critter Cams’ To Snap Photos Of Elusive Animals
Wisconsin Public Radio 6/27/14
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Celebrating 125 years at CALS Barn Dance
Agri-View 6/30/14
Mentioned: CALS
Mentioned: Zoey Brooks, alumnus, Animal Science

Electric fish give up their secrets
The Columbus Dispatch 7/06/14
Mentioned: Mike Sussman, Biochemistry

New MOOCs to focus on the environmental and community themes
UW-Madison News 7/01/14
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Tom Gower, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Mind the gap: Socioeconomic status may influence understanding of science
CALS News 7/07/14
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Blooming with Knowledge: Master Gardener Volunteers share expertise and joy of gardening
CALS News 6/30/14
Quoted: Mike Maddox, alumnus, Horticulture
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

A visit to Spooner Ag Research Station – Audio/Video
CALS News 6/30/14
Quoted: Phil Holman, Agricultural Research Station

Economic value of pollution control – Audio
CALS News 7/04/14
Quoted: Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bacteriology’s centennial celebration set for Aug 30
eCALS 7/03/14
Mentioned: Department of Bacteriology

CALS faculty to teach two environmental themed MOOCs
eCALS 7/03/14
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Tom Gower, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

CIAS Barn Dance was a Success
eCALS 7/07/14
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

CALS student Alison Wedig elected state president of Wisconsin FFA
eCALS 7/03/14
Quoted: Alison Wedig, undergraduate, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest:

Virus Plagues the Pork Industry, and Environmentalists
The New York Times 7/04/14

New Law Limits Residents Ability To Challenge DNR Permits For High-Capacity Wells
Wisconsin Public Radio 7/01/14

Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries
NPR 7/01/14

Dairy industry must address chocolate milk concerns
The Country Today 6/30/14

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