• Posted on February 15, 2013
    Final Exam – Spring 2013

    Do you know what survey instrument can be used to measure elevation?  Take the exam and test your knowledge.

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    In the Field: Alumni who are making a difference in Food Science

    Rhona S. Applebaum PhD’81 Food Science • Rhona Applebaum is vice president and chief scientific and regulatory officer at The Coca-Cola Company, where she leads […]

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    Not Quite Bucky

    A study sheds light on the elusive animal behind the mascot

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    Why We’re Growing

    The start of a new year prompts thoughts about the future. That’s certainly been true for me as I wrap up my first year as […]

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    Biofuel for Teens

    A CALS-trained teacher brings bioenergy into high school classrooms

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    Whey to Go!

    Wondering what’s fueling the success of UW athletes? Look no further than Red Whey, a recovery drink composed of tart red cherry juice and whey […]

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    A Fresh Approach to Fighting Hunger

    CALS experts offer help to a former prison farm that feeds the needy

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    Five things everyone should know about . . . Spotted Wing Drosophila

    1.  There are 113 species of fruit flies. Why worry about this one? While most other fruit flies attack only overripe or damaged fruit, the […]

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    Costa Rica: Sloths thrive at chocolate source

    As forests in South America and Central America are cleared for agriculture and other human uses, sloths are running out of room to maneuver.

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    Hidden and Growing

    It’s not just the number of jobs but the kinds of jobs that will help alleviate rural poverty in Wisconsin, note CALS researchers Katherine Curtis and Leann Tigges

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    Meats Made in Wisconsin

    CALS is partnering with businesses, the state and other stakeholders to develop a Wisconsin meats brand that could emulate the success of the state’s artisan cheese.

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    South of the Colorful Clouds

    China’s Yunnan province, home to some of the world’s most remote and distinctive ecological communities, is facing growing pressure to develop with the rest of the country. A UW–Chinese collaboration run through CALS sends researchers to explore how best to preserve biodiversity and foster sustainable livelihoods in the region.