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  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    Deibel Family Gift Cultivates Grad Student Discoveries

    Scientists-in-training at the UW Food Research Institute (FRI) are identifying better probiotics and improving food safety with the help of a generous gift from retired […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    Student Launches Scholarship Before Graduating

    Senior Abagail Catania BSx’19 couldn’t wait until graduation to make a difference in the lives of students like herself. So she didn’t. Instead, she established […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Farm Tour Enriches FISC Experience

    Since 1886, the Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) has been drawing students to the UW–Madison campus for certificate-level education as they pursue careers in […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Give | A Half-century of the PBPG Program

    The Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program is marking an impressive milestone this year. In June, faculty, staff, students, and alumni will gather for […]

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Give: Cultivating Student Success at Allen Centennial Garden

    Allen Centennial Garden may be one of the most beautiful places on the UW–Madison campus, but it’s also becoming one of its most comprehensive classrooms. […]

  • Posted on August 28, 2017
    Into the Woods with FWE

    Regal hemlocks tower overhead, fragile ferns blanket the forest floors and ribbons of sunlight break through the canopy. That may sound like paradise, but for […]

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Daughters of Demeter Celebrate 100

    In Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, presiding over the fertility of the earth. And in that spirit, members of […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    A growing appetite for food systems

    Anyone looking to see exciting growth of a new field should talk with the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. Since changing its name from […]

  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    Give: A Fitting Tribute

    How best to honor a towering eminence in one’s field?

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Give: Hands-On Fieldwork

    Before last summer, Vera Swanson’s only exposure to plant sciences had been through classes in introductory biology. That changed big-time when Swanson, a junior majoring […]

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Give: Science for Citizens

    CALS is acclaimed as one of the best schools in the nation for training top-notch researchers and practitioners. Less known is the fact that CALS offers challenging, […]

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Give: Never Too Early to Start Giving

    In honor of CALS’ 125th anniversary, a look at how alumni and friends help keep the college strong