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CALS in the News for the week of April 18-24

In the News

We have plenty of food, so why are grocery store shelves so empty?
MarketWatch, 4/17/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Forced off campus because of COVID-19, UW-Madison students recreate college life online
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/23/20
Quoted: Zach Powers, Alumnus, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Hunter Post, Student, Nutritional Sciences
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall
Mentioned: Microbial Sciences Building

GOP leaders seeking to overturn Tony Evers’ coronavirus orders aren’t saying what alternatives they want
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/23/20
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Economics
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

What Does The 1918 Flu Reveal About The Economic Impacts Of A Pandemic?
Wiscontext, 4/21/20
Author: Tessa Conroy, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Survey finds majority of Wisconsin residents say they practice social distancing ‘very much’
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/20/20
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Things were looking up for dairy farmers, then COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the global economy
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/18/20
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

UW-Madison researchers lead major data science coalition to help with COVID-19 pandemic
WMTV NBC15, 4/21/20
Mentioned: Brian Yandell, Horticulture

Protests to reopen the economy flare as some businesses face permanent closure
WLUK FOX 11, 4/20/20
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bioethics workgroup gives ventilator allocation recommendations to state
The Badger Herald, 4/23/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Dr. Stephenson: DMC Re-Enrollment is Not Necessarily Dead
USAgNet, 4/23/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science

UW-Madison AWA Awards Scholarships to Members
USAgnet, 4/21/20
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture
Mentioned: Numerous CALS Students

PDPW sends dairy ‘signal’
Agri-View, 4/22/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Pairing dairy calves using hutches for housing
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/21/20
Author: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

WCMA, CDR Announce Sipple as Winner of Norm Olson Family Scholarship
Hoard’s Dairyman, 4/22/20
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Lauren Sipple, Alumna and Student, Food Science