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CALS faculty speak at UW Day in DC

On March 20, the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) organized a delegation of University of Wisconsin–Madison graduates to visit the nation’s capital and meet with members of Congress and their staffs. The program included a showcase of faculty research, and included presentations by Chris Kucharik, professor and chair in the department of agronomy, and Susan Paskewitz, professor and chair in the department of entomology.

The Wisconsin Alumni Association will host a similar program at the state capitol on Wednesday, April 10. Learn more about UW–Madison Day the at the State Capitol.

Susan Paskewitz speaks to an audience of UW alumni, students and members of the Wisconsin Congressional delegation at UW–Madison Day in Washington, D.C. about her research on Lyme disease. Paskewitz is the director of the CDC-funded Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease.
Chris Kucharick shares his research on the Yahara watershed during the research showcase that followed visits to offices of elected officials on Capitol Hill.