CALS in the News for the Week of December 12-18

In the News

Nevermind the political messenger: When it comes to COVID-19 guidance, trust the message, experts say
USA Today, 12/13/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly
Associated Press, 12/13/20
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Monarch Butterflies Qualify for Endangered List. They Still Won’t Be Protected
New York Times, 12/15/20
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

U.S. agency sidesteps listing monarch butterflies as endangered
Science, 12/15/20
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

The best business, finance and retirement accounts to follow on Twitter in 2021
MarketWatch, 12/17/20
Mentioned: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Fall Enrollment Declines At State Universities Higher Than National Average
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/17/20
Quoted: Sarah Kemp, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Catching cheaters or invading privacy? Honorlock exams stress UW-Madison students
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/14/20
Quoted: Claire Turke, Student, Genetics

‘She’s living for that’: Elderly wait in anticipation as vaccination plan unrolls for Wisconsin’s long term care population
Channel 3000, 12/17/20
Quoted: Paul Williams, Emeritus, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Veronica King, Retired, Plant Pathology

Women Look to Affect Public Health for the Better Through Communication
Spectrum News, 12/11/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

2020 Net Farm Income Up Because of Federal Relief Payments
Spectrum News, 12/12/20
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: John Haag, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

An ‘unprecedented’ effort: Oregon native’s coronavirus research plays role in vaccine race
The Oregon Observer, 12/13/20
Quoted: Robert Kirchdoerfer, Biochemistry

Storing small grains
Successful Farming, 12/14/20
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Hemp future needs work
Agri-View, 12/12/20
Quoted: Shelby Ellison, Horticulture
Quoted: Haleigh Ortmeier-Clarke, Student, Agronomy

Of Interest

Wisconsin’s first female chief forester, Heather Berklund, wants a more diverse division
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/17/20