CALS in the News for the week of February 17 – 23

February 23, 2024

In the News

Bison Are Only Animals to Walk Through Blizzards to Instinctively Get Through Bad Weather Faster?
Snopes, 2/23/24
Quoted: Paul Stoy, Biological Systems Engineering

Colleges counteract a lack of public confidence in higher education with outreach
NPR’s Morning Edition, 2/20/24
Quoted: Dean Glenda Gillaspy

Wisconsin native Heidi Armbruster harvests memories of her farmer father in ‘Scarecrow’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/19/24
Mentioned: James Armbruster, deceased, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Deceptive AI campaign ads could target Wisconsin. Lawmakers have a plan to fight them.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/20/24
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Looking Back at Aldo Leopold’s Environmental Work in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Magazine, 2/19/24
Quoted: Curt Meine, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wait, UW has cheese taste-testers?
Madison Magazine, 2/16/24
Quoted: Carolyn Haswell, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Philip Eberly, student, Food Science
Quoted: Brandon Prochaska, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Russ Tilsner, Center for Dairy Research

UW-Madison is reducing food waste by giving it to students
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/19/24
Quoted: Christina Treacy, student, Environmental Sciences

UW biochemists’s vision extends past US, impacts communities in Uganda
The Badger Herald, 2/20/24
Quoted: James Ntambi, Biochemistry
Quoted: John Ferrick, Emeritus, CALS International Programs

Study reveals positive relationship between art representation, science understanding
The Badger Herald, 2/18/24
Quoted: Nan Li, Life Science Communications

Research shows who is likely to consider milking robots
Brownfield Ag News, 2/21/24
Quoted: Jalyssa Beaudry, student, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

UW Continues Wisconet Expansion
Mid-West Farm Report, 2/18/24
Mentioned: Wisconet

Of Interest

Updated state regulations aim to provide more protections for migrant farm workers
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/23/24

California is forging ahead with food waste recycling. But is it too much, too fast?
AP, 2/17/24

Could a single synthetic molecule outsmart a variety of drug-resistant bacteria?
Los Angeles Times, 2/15/24

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.