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  • Posted on March 8, 2024
    Flexibility + Preparation = Resilience

      The COVID-19 pandemic expanded our everyday vocabulary to include words such as “PCR test” and “supply chain.” Economists and the general public alike wondered […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    The Road to Rural Broadband

      The South Shore of northern Wisconsin — where Bayfield County meets Lake Superior — is known for its natural beauty. Summer used to be […]

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    Focus on Rural and Tribal Wisconsin

      Four projects, including two from CALS, that will support Wisconsin’s rural communities and tribal nations have been selected to receive funding through UW’s Wisconsin […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    The Food Label Effect

      Use the term “genetically engineered food,” chances are you’ll spark a debate. Some praise its societal benefits — lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduced […]

  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    Innovation through Campus Cooperation in America’s Dairyland

      In 2019, Wisconsin dairy leaders approached state legislators with a long-standing problem and a request for help. The state’s dairy farm numbers were in […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    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 […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    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 […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    Class Act | Speaking Up for Farmers in Malawi

      Lusayo Mwakatika BS’21 grew his first garden at the age of 14. He harvested his own vegetables, sold them to friends and neighbors, and […]

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    A View from Space Can Save the Trees

      For government agencies and conservation groups, protecting forests can be a tall order. Their resources often don’t allow them to cover the sheer amount […]

  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    Five things everyone should know about . . . The Economic Impacts of COVID-19

      1. In a single month, the COVID-19 pandemic erased more than a decade’s-worth of new jobs. During the Great Recession (2007-09), Wisconsin’s employment level […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    In the Field | Alumni Who Keep Water Safe and Clean

      Ysabella Bhagroo BS’18 “Restoring balance, enhancing beauty.” This is the mission of SOLitude, the lake management company where Ysabella Bhagroo works to enhance public […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    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 […]