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  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    Class Act | Stephanie Hoff

    Stephanie Hoff BSx’19 grew up in small towns near Thorp, Wisconsin, as part of a rural community where people have a pretty good understanding of […]

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    In the Field | Alumni Making a Difference through Energy Management

    The Resource and Energy Demand Analysis (REDA) program at CALS offers an accelerated path to a master’s degree with a focus on “economics and data […]

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    Catch up with … Lucas Rapisarda BS’15 Community and Environmental Sociology and Wildlife Ecology

    Lucas Rapisarda spent his early years in Illinois before his family moved to Bristol, Wisconsin, a village in Kenosha County. Along the way, he went […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    A Different Beet

    Last fall, when the “Gastropod” podcast came to UW–Madison to partici­pate in the 2018 Wisconsin Science Festival, hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley asked Irwin […]

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    Knowledge Applied

    Should a school district close an elementary school with shrinking enrollment, or will student numbers rebound in the coming years? What’s the outlook for a […]

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    Class Act | Chloe Green

    Chloe Green BSx’19 came to UW–Madison from Culver City, California, with a desire to study sports nutrition. She was motivated by her high school involvement […]

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    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
    Craft Cider’s Comeback

    A lot of cider apple trees — the kind that produce fruit for hard apple cider — aren’t easy to come by. Most of them […]

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    Online Extra | Fruitful Outreach

    Managing an apple orchard — whether table apples or cider apples — isn’t the romantic endeavor some might imagine. There’s a lot to do: selecting, planting, […]

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    Class Act | Ciara Michel

    Not many UW students can say they’ve led a beekeeping operation in Uganda. In fact, there may be only three, and Ciara Michel BSx’19 is […]

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    Mali | CALS Researcher Offers Hands-On Training at Gamou Farms

    A native of Mali, Thierno Diallo takes great pride in his Fulani heritage. The West African ethnic group is well known for its tradition of […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Rural Brain Gain

    Early this year, Wisconsin’s economic development agency launched an ad campaign to persuade young professionals to ditch Chicago and head north to pursue their careers. […]