CALS in the News for the week of September 23-29

September 29, 2023

In the News

Meet the Climate-Defying Fruits and Vegetables in Your Future
The New York Times, 9/25/23
Mentioned: Phil Simon, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

To Save America’s Native Bees, the Oregon Bee Project Is Mapping Every Single One
Atlas Obscura, 9/22/23
Quoted: James Crall, Entomology

Alien life may not be carbon-based, new study suggests, 9/23/23
Quoted: Betül Kaçar, Bacteriology

Pollutants affect biodiversity’s role in the spread of wildlife diseases 
National Science Foundation News, 9/26/23
Quoted: Jessica Hua, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wisconsin farmer groups disappointed, unsurprised by lack of action on farm bill 
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/25/23
Quoted: Chuck Nicholson, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Animal and Dairy Sciences 

Flamingoes make unexpected visit to Wisconsin after hurricane detour 
WLUK-TV, 9/25/23
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Pam Hodgson aims to make ‘the best cheese in the world’ at Sartori 
The Cap Times, 9/25/23
Interviewed: Pam Hodgson, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Wisconsin to get even cheesier this weekend
Wisconsin State Journal, 9/28/23
Mentioned: Andy Hatch, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Art exhibit showcases data science art, promotes data science careers 
The Badger Herald, 9/27/23
Quoted: Claudia Solis-Lemus, Plant Pathology

‘Doing your own research:’ What it means for trust in science, science institutions 
The Badger Herald, 9/27/23
Quoted: Sedona Chinn, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Nicole Krause, Life Sciences Communication

Brothers embody Wisconsin Idea
Agri-View, 9/29/23
Quoted: Rodrigo Werle, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Quoted: Dick Straub, Emeritus, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Offering Continuing Education for Rural Wisconsin
Mid-West Farm Report, 9/23/23
Interviewed: Heather Gayton, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Of Interest

Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin celebrate 40th anniversary of landmark decision on treaty rights
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/28/23

Madison Audubon becomes Badgerland Bird Alliance
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/27/23

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.