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CALS in the News for the Week of October 18-24

In the News:

Wisconsin’s new ‘buy guy,’ insect detective arrives on campus
UW-Madison News 10/23/14
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Phil Pellitteri, emeritus, Entomology
Mentioned: Chris Williamson, Entomology

Changing Face: Minorities to triple in coming decades
greenbaypressgazette.com 10/23/14
Mentioned: David Egan-Robertson, Applied Population Laboratory

Number of babies born in Wisconsin declines for six straight years
The Badger Herald 10/23/14
Quoted: David Egan-Robertson, Applied Population Laboratory

WARF announces Innovation Award winners
Wisconsin State Journal 10/23/14
Quoted: Richard Vierstra, Genetics
Mentioned: Aurelie Rakotondrafara, Plant Pathology

The Amazing Race 25, Episode 4: The #SweetScientists show attention to detail
Isthmus 10/20/14
Mentioned: Maya Warren, graduate student, Food Science
Mentioned: Amy DeJong, graduate student, Food Science

Bacteria become hands-on fun at library program
greenbaypressgazette.com 10/18/14
Quoted: Adam Borger, Food Microbiology and Toxicology

Abuzz about honeybee shortage, Madison establishes bee task force
The Badger Herald 10/23/14
Quoted: Johanne Brunet, Entomology

Survey finds correlation between strenght of scientists’ political beliefs and social media use for sharing research
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Co-author: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Co-author: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Ash tree removals in Madison parks spark neighborhood action
The Cap Times 10/23/14
Quoted: Chris Williamson, Entomology

Questionable impact: How much influence do Wisconsin governors have over state’s economy?
The Cap Times 10/15/14
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Michael Bell at the Wisconsin Science Festival – Video
Instagram 10/21/14
Music by: Michael Bell, Community and Environmental Sociology
Pictured: Babcock ice cream
Pictured: Bucky’s Butchery
Pictured: Bethke Laboratory, Horticulture

Dairy situation and outlook
Agri-View 10/22/14
Author: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Alan Chen – Bascom Hill Society scholarship winner
UW Foundation 10/14
Quoted: Alan Chen, Biology with neurobiology option

When the isthmus is an island: Madison’s hottest, and coldest, spots
UW-Madison News 10/21/14
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

Survey of UW faculty finds that 49% use social media to communicate science
eCALS 10/20/14
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Climate change alters the cast of winter birds
eCALS 10/20/14
Quoted: Benjamin Zuckerberg, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Karine Princé, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wisconsin’s new ‘bug guy,’ insect detective arrives on campus
CALS News 10/23/14
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Phil Pellitteri, emeritus, Entomology
Mentioned: Chris Williamson, Entomology

Alan Chen, Bascom Hill Society scholarship winner -Video
CALS News 10/19/14
Quoted: Alan Chen, Biology with neurobiology option

When the isthmus is an island: Madison’s hottest, and coldest, spots
CALS News 10/23/14
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

Of Interest:

Doctors Concerned By Levels Of Antibiotics Fed To Farm Animals
Wisconsin Public Radio 10/23/14

Man’s Genome From 45,000 Years Ago Is Reconstructed
The New York Times 10/22/14

Rebranding Basic
Madison magazine 10/14

Ebola Prompts Universities to Tighten Travel Rules
The New York Times 10/21/14

Badgers basketball: ‘Make Bo Pay’ raises more than $53,000
ESPN Wisconsin

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