CALS in the News for the Week of March 20 – 26

In the News

These Moms Work as Doctors and Scientists. But They’ve Also Taken On Another Job: Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation Online
Time Magazine, 3/24/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Suspect’s Church Calls Atlanta Spa Attacks ‘the Result of a Sinful Heart’
New York Times, 3/19/21
Quoted: Chenmua Yang, Alumnus, Bacteriology

Reporter Apoorva Mandavilli Makes Science of Covid Clearer
New York Times, 3/25/21
Interviewed: Apoorva Mandavilli, Alumna, Biochemistry

Toxic air. Insufficient monitors. Why Memphis families fighting Byhalia pipeline have had enough
USA Today, 3/25/21
Quoted: Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The Great Unsolved Mystery of Sloth Poop
Medium, 3/25/21
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Behind the effort to get Dane County residents vaccinated
Madison Magazine, 3/24/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Organic Valley Launches Loan Program For Clean Energy Projects On Farms
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/24/21
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Amid uptick in COVID-19 cases, Wisconsin health official urges masks, preventive measures
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/25/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Updated UW COVID-19 policies increase gathering capacities
The Badger Herald, 3/23/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

‘Tremendously rewarding’: Women researchers build network to answer pandemic questions online
WKOW 27, 3/22/21
Interviewed: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Verona’s Exciton Clean riding salmon industry’s surging wave
The Verona Press, 3/25/21
Quoted: Terence Barry, Emeritus, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Milk supply rising. So far, no milk has been dumped in the state
Wisconsin State Farmer, 3/24/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Curd immunity: Wisconsin cheesemakers, dairy farmers getting vaccines for workers, others in community
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/25/21

Why It Pays to Think Outside the Box on Coronavirus Tests
New York Times, 3/24/21

Devastating Coffee Plant Disease Threatens Hawaii’s Famed Kona Region
Food & Wine, 3/17/21