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  • Bobby Wunnicke walking on the side of a rural road.
    Posted on November 2, 2023

      The South Shore of northern Wisconsin — where Bayfield County meets Lake Superior — is known for its natural beauty. Summer used to be […]

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      Similar to the Norvado telephone cooperative in northern Wisconsin, electric utilities can help bring broadband to rural areas more quickly than large commercial providers. […]

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      “You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard this old adage before. But during pregnancy, maternal nutrition can have a large impact on a […]

  • Community members picking produce out of bins.
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      It’s a cool Sunday morning in early September, and over a dozen UW students are meeting at a farm plot in Eagle Heights Community […]

  • Dean Glenda Gillapsy standing in front of brick buildings on Henry Mall.
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      We have some changes in the works here at CALS. For example, in recent months, we’ve made two significant academic and administrative moves to […]

  • Digital illustration of a man standing in front of solar panels. Rows of crops and plants are depicted under the solar panels.
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      In the quest to combat climate change, the idea of using agricultural landscapes in the Midwest to support renewable energy production has focused primarily […]

  • Rosalie Powell standing in front of foliage.
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      Rosalie Powell BSx’24 has taken full advantage of her college experience, embracing everything that UW has to offer — from coursework and research to […]

  • Emma Howell and young students playing Speciation at a table.
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      Speciation, the formation of new and distinct species over time, is an abstract concept that can be difficult for younger students to grasp. Multiple […]

  • A yard sign promoting the Institute for Rural Partnerships planted in the lawn of a campus building.
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      Four projects, including two from CALS, that will support Wisconsin’s rural communities and tribal nations have been selected to receive funding through UW’s Wisconsin […]

  • Dillon Nelson carrying a GPS device on a golf course.
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      Emerging from the tree line onto The Lido golf course is like walking into a different world. Sand stretches over rolling hills where green […]

  • Trina McMahon standing in Lake Mendota with a beaker of lake water in her hand.
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      In the fall 2017 issue of Grow, Erik Ness highlighted bacteriologist Katherine (Trina) McMahon and her quest to understand Lake Mendota through its microbial […]

  • Victor Ujor standing in front of lab equipment.
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      Victor Ujor’s fascination with microorganisms — bacteria, fungi, viruses — began with an issue of Time magazine. What he encountered in the pages of […]