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  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    Catch Up With … Gary Brown BS’84 Landscape Architecture

    As director of Campus Planning & Landscape Architecture at UW–Madison, Gary Brown BS’84 is in charge of places that hold cherished memories for just about […]

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    Bees and Beyond

    CALS researchers Claudio Gratton and Christina Locke are providing science-based information and structure to the process as a broad group of stakeholders and citizens create Wisconsin’s first Pollinator Protection Plan.

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    A New Tool to Fight Cancer?

    Biochemist Ron Raines and colleagues are developing an enzyme that identifies and destroys cancer cells

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    Addressing Our Food Future

    In December, I was invited to attend a meeting hosted by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy focused on “Raising the Profile […]

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    The Future, Unzipped

    Biochemist John Ralph and his colleagues have pioneered a technology that could revolutionize how industry produces biofuels and other value-added goods

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    The New Old Forest

    Clear-cutting in past centuries left Wisconsin with very few old-growth forests—and fewer of the environmental benefits they provide. CALS has partnered with the DNR and other institutions on a long-term project to learn how such forests can be reestablished and sustainably used.

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    Stay Longer in the Kickapoo

    CALS researchers help extend the tourist season in Wisconsin’s scenic west

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    Even Cows are “Texting”

    Modern communication systems allow dairy farmers to more efficiently monitor the health, milk yield, movement and other metrics of both herds and individual cows by cell phone, says Doug Reinemann

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    New Face in the Garden

    Ben Futa has one of the most beautiful workplaces on campus. And, as the new director of the CALS-based Allen Centennial Gardens, he loves the […]

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    Five things everyone should know about … Nutmeg

    1 It’s not a nut. Nutmeg is the seed kernel inside a yellow fruit of the nutmeg tree, an evergreen native to the Molucca Islands […]

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    Recruiting and Retaining the Best

    Few people inspire students as much as our professors. When I ask students about their most important experiences at CALS, almost invariably they talk about […]

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    Move Over, Beer

    UW–Madison’s first enologist, based at CALS, will aid Wisconsin’s wine and cider industry