CALS students and faculty among Wisconsin Without Borders Awards recipients

Three projects in which CALS students and faculty are involved were honored with 2016 Wisconsin Without Borders Awards. The awards recognize work that demonstrates collaborations between the university and communities. Each award comes with a cash prize of up to $1,500. Winners will be honored at a ceremony on Thursday, April 21 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Education Building.

The CALS recipients and their projects are:

Expanding Entomophagy: Investigating Potential Mealworm and Cricket Consumption, Zambia
Recipient: Marjorie Kersten, undergraduate, Community and Environmental Sociology and Global Health

Muddied Waters: Water Security Management in Mmangweni Village, South Africa
Recipient: Theo Loo, undergraduate, Microbiology and Global Health

Village Health Project (VHP), Uganda
Recipients: James Ntambi (faculty, Biochemistry) and Corinne Praska (undergraduate, Genetics)

For more information about the projects and awards, see this Morgridge Center for Public Service release.