CALS in the News for the Week of May 2-8

In the News:

UW professor researches life’s “big sloppy questions”
The Badger Herald 5/04/15
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

UW enologist working to improve state’s wines, ciders
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/05/15
Quoted: Nick Smith, Food Science

State farmers get a jump on planting crops
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/07/15
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bird flu outbreak could trigger egg price hike
Channel 3000 Madison TV 5/05/15
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Sciences

Wisconsin Brewing Company, UW-Madison students collaborate to create new beer
NBC 15 News Madison 5/05/15
Quoted: Jim Steele, Food Science

Brooks Reflects Back on Her Year as ‘Alice’
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/06/15
Quoted: Zoey Brooks, Alumnus, Animal Sciences

UW-Madison CALS Students Earn Chancellors Awards
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/08/15
Mentioned: Elizabeth Binversie, undergraduate student
Mentioned: William Maes, undergraduate student

Manitowoc to host Alice in Dairyland finals
HTR News Manitowoc 5/08/15
Mentioned: Teyanna Loether, graduate student, Animal Sciences

New insights into the curious disappearance of the Cahokia Mounds builders
St. Louis Public Radio 5/04/15
Quoted: Sam Munoz, graduate student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Badgers, Babcock ice cream on Wisconsin Idea Day at the capitol 5/05/15
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

Is Facebook to blame for making us more polarized? No, we are. – Video
The Christian Science Monitor 5/07/15
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele

UW engineering students build mobility cart for disabled goat – Video 5/07/15
Quoted: David Bohnhoff, Biological Systems Engineering

Local Impact Of Global Warming Is Focus Of 2nd Annual Climate Control Forum Saturday
Door County Daily News 5/08/15
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Genetics

State Ag Students Earn ‘Clean Air’ Scholarships
Wisconsin Ag Connection 5/05/15
Mentioned: Kate Griswold, undergraduate student

Onan named 2015 Distinguished Teacher
Agri-View 5/04/15
Mentioned: Gary Onan, Alumnus, Meat science and Muscle Biology

Soybean yield contest entries sought
Agri-View 5/05/15
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Meet the new UW dairy herd manager – Audio
CALS News 5/08/15
Quoted: Jessica Cederquist, Dairy Science

UW Budget:

Budget Committee To Soon Consider Elimination Of Science Positions
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/06/15
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest:

WPVGA awarded Buy Local Buy Wis. Grant
Morning Ag Clips 5/07/15

Virus continues to spread
Agri-View 5/06/15

Jennie-O lays off 233 workers in Faribault due to bird flu
The Country Today 5/05/15

Grant: Nanotechnology for aquaculture
Agri-View 5/06/15