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  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Season of Learning

      Summer courses are an abiding tradition at UW. They’ve long been the boon of undergrads looking to stay on track to graduation, lighten their […]

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    Innovative Tech Captures Carbon — and a Big Prize

      Cut greenhouse gas emissions and stave off the harmful effects of climate change. It’s one of the most important challenges we face today. And […]

  • 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, 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 […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    Engineers of Ingenuities

    A bioreactor that removes phosphorus from lakes, an easy-to-use harness system designed to prevent falls from dangerous heights, and an early detection sensor for toxic […]

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    Minty Fresh

    As you approach a basic steel structure at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station, your nose informs you before your eyes do that you’ve found […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Drones, Joysticks, and Data-Driven Farming

    Brian Luck grew up on an 800-acre corn and soybean farm in western Kentucky, so he knows well the look of a planted field from […]

  • Posted on October 24, 2016
    Upping Our Global Game

    CALS faculty and staff already conduct important research around the world—but our new
    director of International Programs, Sundaram Gunasekaran, wants the college to aim higher

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    Strengthening Our Global Engagement

    “The boundaries of the university are the boundaries of the state.” That belief has broadened since the inception of the Wisconsin Idea early last century. […]

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    Even Cows are “Texting”

    Modern communication systems allow dairy farmers to more efficiently monitor the health, milk yield, movement and other metrics of both herds and individual cows by cell phone, says Doug Reinemann

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    Moth Mating, Disrupted

    CALS researchers deploy insect “birth control” to protect cranberries

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    To Eat It—Or Not

    Biosensors being developed for food products offer a vastly improved indicator of freshness and safety