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  • Posted on March 9, 2016
    In the Field: Improving the world through Community and Environmental Sociology (CES) formerly Rural Sociology

    Kweku Brewoo BS’14 Kweku Brewoo was drawn to pursue CES and International Studies degrees by his desire to someday work for the United Nations. At […]

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    Give: A Fitting Tribute

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

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    A Jolt to the System

    For CALS geneticist Barry Ganetzky, insight into the genetic underpinnings of traumatic brain injury began by knocking out fruit flies.

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    For the Birds

    A new version of the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas draws on the increasing power
    of citizen science

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    Age-Old Traditions, New Media

    Life sciences communication professor Patty Loew fosters intercultural learning with workshops that help tribal teens tell their stories in a digital world.

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    A Portrait of Hmong in Wisconsin

    A report from CALS highlights the status of Hmong in the Badger State—and serves as a valuable resource for communities in which they live

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    New Frontiers for No-Till

    A cost-efficient, less environmentally disruptive way of planting is proving effective with the heavy soils of central Wisconsin

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    Keeping Us Safe

    For 70 years, the Food Research Institute has been illuminating and helping eradicate a host of food-borne illnesses

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    Cows for Kids

    Ruth McNair, a senior editor at the CALS-based Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, recently published a charming children’s book titled Which Moo Are You? The […]

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    Milk, Motherhood and the Dairy Cow

    A cost-saving technology allows farmers to better synchronize when cows are in heat

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    Five things everyone should know about … Daylight Saving Time (DST)

    1. A Founding Father was an early advocate. In 1784 Benjamin Franklin observed that during summer months, people slept during the daylight hours of morning […]