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  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    Research Creates Teaching Opportunities

      In 2015, genetics professor Francisco Pelegrí launched a course called Developmental Genetics for Conservation and Regeneration that ties directly to his ongoing research program. […]

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    Listen to the Forest – and Learn

      In the forest, life is often heard before it’s seen. Hikers and hunters are familiar with the creature chorus: cicada trills and tree frog […]

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    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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    Students Take on Dairy Dilemmas

      Cold milk has long been offered alongside lunches and snacks in elementary schools, traditionally served in paper cartons. But those cartons require refrigeration, and […]

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    Estate Gift Offers Boon to Graduate Students

      A former Food Research Institute (FRI) scientist and his family have bestowed CALS with a gift that will offer long-lasting support for graduate students […]

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    Thank You to Our 2020 Winter Graduates

      We are so proud to call you our alumni. Last year, we saw firsthand how you take on a challenge. You face it head-on. […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2021
    Vigilant Eyes on COVID-19

      In late March 2020, COVID-19 struck Wisconsin’s Brown County. The virus hit workers in the area’s meat industry especially hard. But Salm Partners, a […]

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    How to Neutralize a Virus

      In the fight against COVID-19, public attention has largely focused on vaccines. But researchers around the world have been racing to find treatments, too. […]

  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    Toward a Truly Anti-Racist Place

    This spring and summer delivered difficulties unlike any we have ever seen. But take a moment. Take a breath. And take solace in the fact […]

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    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 […]

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    In the Field | At the Center of the COVID-19 Response

      While most of us have been doing our best to avoid contact with the novel coronavirus, Christina Carlson MS’08, PhD’13 has been in the […]

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    Meat Science Program, Vita Plus Partner to Feed Those in Need

      When the coronavirus pandemic started disrupting the nation’s meat supply chains in spring, UW–Madison’s swine program soon found itself among the affected operations. With […]