Grow, a magazine devoted to the life sciences, is published by the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). We report on the most significant aspects of CALS research, teaching and outreach in the areas of food systems, bioenergy and bioproducts, healthy ecosystems, health and wellness, changing climate, and economic and community development.
While our main goal is to keep our alumni and others connected to the activities of the college, we welcome all readers who have an interest in the life sciences. The stories you’ll find here relate to all of us — our lives and our livelihoods.
The print version of Grow is published three times each year (spring, summer and fall) and mailed free of charge to CALS alumni, partners and friends in the greater CALS community, and to leaders in agriculture, natural resources and the biosciences. If you would like to be on our mailing list, you can subscribe here.
- To increase knowledge of and engagement in the significant work of the college
- To engender pride and foster a sense of belonging among CALS alumni, students and faculty
- To strengthen connections between the college and alumni, as well as among alumni from different areas of the college
- To promote the life sciences as an avenue toward economic, scientific and intellectual growth
Editor: Joan Fischer
Designer: Diane Doering
Writers: Nicole Miller MS’06, Caroline Schneider MS’11
Video/Podcast Production and Photography: Sevie Kenyon BS’80 MS’06
Editorial Assistants: Rebecca Bock, Victoria Khoo, Jacob Knudtson
Associate Dean for External Relations and Advancement: Heidi Zoerb