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  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    As Milkweed Goes, So Goes the Monarch

      It’s a sweltering August day in 2019. The sun gilds the flowering prairies of southern Wisconsin. Entomology graduate student Skye Harnsberger and her research […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    Corporate Grant Fuels Effort to Reduce Food Insecurity and Waste on Campus

      It’s a late fall afternoon on the UW–Madison campus, and seven undergraduates are scooping jasmine rice and a lemongrass tofu-vegetable dish into single-use plastic […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    Research Early, Research Often — and Reap the Benefits

    Critical thinking, sound judgement, mental endurance. Exceptional communication and effective collaboration. These aren’t just human resources buzzwords. They’re authentic skills and abilities that anyone can […]

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    Five Things Everyone Should Know about . . . ‘Plant Blindness’ (and How We Can Cure It)

    “Plant blindness” is the inability to recognize or notice the plants in one’s environment. For many people, it’s far easier to discern or recall an […]

  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    Science Outreach: A Versatile Training Tool

    Genetics professor Xuehua Zhong is a true believer in the power of outreach to instill a love of science in young people and develop mentoring […]

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    Cookies a la Chickpea

    Delicious desserts may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of chickpeas, but a team of food science students have […]

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    ‘I Wonder What I Can Do?’

    From the Dairy Cattle Center to the Multicultural Student Center, from DNA to proteins to flavor perception. These were among the wide-ranging locales and topics […]

  • 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 […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    To Live and Learn Together

    The summer vegetables sag in the wake of the first frosts. But the low October sun still warms the fields of the Eagle Heights Community […]

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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 […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    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 […]