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CALS in the News for the Week of April 16 – 22

In the News

To fight climate despair, this Christian ecologist says science isn’t enough
The Washington Post, 4/16/22
Quoted: Rick Lindroth, Entomology

Science confirms that when white people read about Covid racial disparities, they respond selfishly
Mother Jones, 4/15/22
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Here Are the Crops Scientists Are Looking to As Global Average Temps Increase
EatingWell, 4/18/22
Quoted: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Breaking the mold: UW-Madison geneticist bridges art and science, partakes in National Mall display
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/17/22
Interviewed: Ahna Skop, Genetics

UW-Madison moves forward with overhaul of Farm and Industry Short Course
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/19/22
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Cheri Klussendorf, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Ryan Klussendorf, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

No Mow May creates buzz across Wisconsin
Channel 3000, 4/21/22
Interviewed: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Pocan, Baldwin unveil funding for UW construction, Madison Metro
WKOW-TV, 4/15/22
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Pictured: West Madison Research Station

As inflation rates rise, worker wages lag behind
WKOW-TV, 4/18/22
Interviewed: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Lawmakers visit UW-Madison groups receiving money from federal omnibus bill
WISC-TV, 4/15/22
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

UW-Madison professor on rising inflation, impacts on consumers
WISC-TV, 4/18/22
Interviewed: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

‘It just adds up:’ Ahead of busy weekend of gatherings, grocery shoppers reflect on inflation
WDJT-TV, 4/15/22
Interviewed: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy Innovation Hub research leads to new calf product development
Brownfield Ag News, 4/20/22
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

‘Short Course’ raises passionate questions
Agri-View, 4/19/22
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Liz Henry, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Kevin Krentz, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Sandy Larson, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Rick Daluge, Emeritus Assistant Dean
Mentioned: Peggy Daluge, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Questionnaire sought stakeholder feedback
Agri-View, 4/21/22
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

 

Of Interest

Racism, dead penguins and retaliation: Why the Vilas Zoo lost its only Black zookeepers
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/16/22

Tribal officials applaud plan to change derogatory names for 28 places in Wisconsin, calling the move ‘long overdue.’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/18/22

Madison mayor proposes $425,000, no-bid contract for PFAS treatment system
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/16/22

 

 

CALS in the News is a weekly selection of media stories quoting or mentioning CALS faculty, staff, students, alumni, research and programs. Other stories of interest to the UW–Madison community and those in the fields of agriculture and the life sciences are also included. This list is produced by CALS External Relations. Read more about our mission and methodology for curating this list.