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CALS in the News for the Week of August 29-September 4

In the News

New UW dining hall restrictions raise food accessibility concerns for off-campus students
Wisconsin State Journal, 9/2/20
Mentioned: F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture

WisContext: Face Masks, Wisconsin’s Pandemic Politics And The Limits Of Persuasion
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/2/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Paul Fanlund: ‘2020 Changes Everything’ is the apt title for Cap Times Idea Fest this year
The Cap Times, 8/31/20
Mentioned: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

EXTENSION: Highlighting the need for safety awareness on and off-farm
Kenosha News, 8/30/20
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Seven short term, high impact projects at UW-Madison funded by state-sponsored Dairy Innovation Hub
Hoard’s Dairyman, 9/2/20
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub
Mentioned: Kerri Coon, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Garret Suen, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Andrew Sommer, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Denise Ney, Nutritional Sciences
Mentioned: John Panuska, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Jim Beaudoin, Soil Science
Mentioned: Laura Ward Good, Soil Science
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science
Mentioned: Anita Thompson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean

Dairy assistant continues learning
Agri-View, 8/31/20
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Animal and Dairy Sciences