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  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    Stepping Down, Staying On

      As I mentioned in the fall 2021 issue, I am stepping down as dean of CALS this summer. This will be my last column […]

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    Community, Humanity, and Openness

      For much of her life, Natalia Betancourt Rodriguez BSx’24 never imagined leaving Colombia. She felt that the change she could bring to the beautiful, […]

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    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Summer 2022

      A Molecular Understanding of Antibiotics Antibiotics are good at killing pathogens, but they also eliminate beneficial gut bacteria. This makes patients more prone to […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Good Ideas, Grown and Shared

      They are unconventional laboratories, classrooms, and proving grounds — places to connect with the land and with nature. UW’s Agricultural Research Stations are the […]

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    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Spring 2022

      Healthier Prisoners, Safer Community The presence of a state prison in a county was associated with 11% more COVID-19 cases during the spring and […]

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    Potato Industry Invests in Future Harvests

      Back in 2017, Wisconsin’s potato producers made a big commitment to CALS. In January of that year, industry leaders announced their intention to raise […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    Farms as Ecosystems

      Have you ever wondered whether organic food is really worth the cost? Or pondered swapping out meat protein for plant protein, hoping it might […]

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    A Round-up of CALS Research

      A Safe Water Future Requires Action Today Ph.D. student Tracy Campbell MS’18 recently led an assessment of water quality goals for the Yahara River […]

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    Global Health Gains Momentum

      In the spring 2021 issue of Grow, writer Nicole Miller MS’06 introduced readers to the new global health major, through which students explore how […]

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    Guardians of Health, Safety, and the Environment

      Emily Pedersen BS’11 and Henry Bauman BS’98 know just how quickly our water, air, and picturesque landscapes can be spoiled by human activity. But […]

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    Anonymous Gift Strengthens Spooner Station’s Connection to Farmers

      In the far northwestern corner of Wisconsin, you’ll find UW’s Spooner Agricultural Research Station (ARS). Specializing in agronomy and horticulture, the Spooner ARS staff […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Future Holds No Limits for Meat Science at CALS

      Jordan Nehls BS’17 cooks up a lot of hamburgers and chicken breasts — but it’s not the sort of fare she can serve to […]