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  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Inspiring Young Farmers, Then and Now

    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Hughes Act—and remembering the CALS ag educator who soon after its passage wrote an inspiring creed for farmers

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    It’s time to reinvest in UW

    By the time you get this magazine, early spring will be in the air. Time again to think about growing – about tending to and […]

  • Posted on February 13, 2017
    Catch up with . . . Jacquelynn Arbuckle BS’91 Genetics

    Dr. Jacquelynn Arbuckle’s exposure to the medical field began when her younger brother Adrian was born with cystic fibrosis. Arbuckle, only six at the time, […]

  • Posted on February 8, 2017
    Five things everyone should know about… Sloths

    1) A sloth is not a sloth. There are two types of tree sloths that diverged roughly 20 million years ago—two-toed and three-toed sloths, so […]

  • Posted on February 6, 2017
    A New Weapon Against Bacterial Disease

    Meet the “designer phage,” a potential assist or alternative to antibiotics

  • Posted on October 24, 2016
    Upping Our Global Game

    CALS faculty and staff already conduct important research around the world—but our new
    director of International Programs, Sundaram Gunasekaran, wants the college to aim higher

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    Growing Veggies with City Kids

    Natalie Hogan, a sophomore majoring in dietetics and Spanish, hopes to practice nutrition education in schools, teaching kids about healthy foods. This past summer she […]

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    Mali: Helping women farm

    Women in many industrialized countries are all too familiar with the “second shift”—the domestic duties they still perform disproportionately (compared with their husbands) once their […]

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    Antibiotics Off the Beaten Path

    CALS’ Cameron Currie and his team are looking at microbes associated with insects, plants and
    marine life as potential sources for new drugs

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    A Place to Belong

    Student organizations at CALS offer personal growth, professional development and a fine way to create community.

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    Catch up with … Signe Brewster BS’12 Life Sciences Communication

    Whether it’s artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robots, 3-D printing, drones or space exploration, Signe Brewster’s got it covered. Brewster puts what she learned during her […]

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    Givers: The Head and the Heart

    At the start of a new school year and the near end of 2016, we at CALS wish to thank some people whom we really […]