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CALS in the News for the Week of March 21-27

In the News

It’s Easy to Feel Overwhelmed, but It’s Critical to Remember the Good, Experts Say
The New York Times, 3/27/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

What the Coronavirus Does to the Body
Discover Magazine, 3/20/20
Quoted: Robert Kirchdoerfer, Biochemistry

UW researchers study COVID-19 coronavirus to try to develop treatments, vaccines
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/22/20
Quoted: Robert Kirchdoerfer, Biochemistry

How Public Health Authorities Communicate In A Crisis
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/27/20
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Germantown native’s Olympic dream dashed after Tokyo games postponed
Fox6now, 3/26/20
Quoted: Michael Knippen, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Industry Steps Up But Far from Scale Needed
PBS Wisconsin, 3/25/20
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Experts: Highly unlikely COVID-19 would spread through prepared food
CBS58, 3/24/20
Quoted: Barbara Ingham, Food Science

Six UW–Madison postdoctoral fellowships funded by state-sponsored Dairy Innovation Hub
Hoard’s Dairyman, 3/26/20
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Aaron Gall, Food Science
Mentioned: Pedro Monteiro, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Dario Oliveira, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Ruma Raghuvanshi, Food Science
Mentioned: Joseph Sandord, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Susanne Wiesner, Biological Systems Engineering

Editorial: American farmers have always been on the front line
Hoard’s Dairyman, 3/23/20
Author: Corey Geiger, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Dairy Science

Coronavirus sours milk prices
Farm Progress, 3/24/20
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

While you’re at it, disinfect the garden too
Successful Farming, 3/26/20
Quoted: Brian Hudelson, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic

Ag Student Details Ripple Effects of COVID-19 in Education
Mid-West Farm Report, 3/25/20
Mentioned: Meikah Dado, Student, Dairy Science, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest

Colleges are likely to get billions in coronavirus aid, but advocates say it’s not enough
The Washington Post, 3/25/20

When Coronavirus Closes Your Lab, Can Science Go On?
New York Times, 3/23/20

So long, lecture halls: UW-Madison professors shift to online classes amid COVID-19 crisis
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/21/20