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  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    ‘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 March 7, 2018
    ‘Dairy Challenge’ Offers More than Competition

    There’s no better place than America’s Dairyland for a dairy farm management competition that helps undergraduates learn firsthand about the industry. The Badger Dairy Challenge, […]

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Give: Cultivating Student Success at Allen Centennial Garden

    Allen Centennial Garden may be one of the most beautiful places on the UW–Madison campus, but it’s also becoming one of its most comprehensive classrooms. […]

  • Posted on August 28, 2017
    Into the Woods with FWE

    Regal hemlocks tower overhead, fragile ferns blanket the forest floors and ribbons of sunlight break through the canopy. That may sound like paradise, but for […]

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Daughters of Demeter Celebrate 100

    In Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, presiding over the fertility of the earth. And in that spirit, members of […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    A growing appetite for food systems

    Anyone looking to see exciting growth of a new field should talk with the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. Since changing its name from […]

  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    Give: A Fitting Tribute

    How best to honor a towering eminence in one’s field?

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    Give: A Light, Airy Space for Soil Science

    “Soil is the hidden, secret friend, which is the root domain of lively darkness and silence.” —Francis D. Hole (d. 2002), CALS professor of soil […]

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Give: Hands-On Fieldwork

    Before last summer, Vera Swanson’s only exposure to plant sciences had been through classes in introductory biology. That changed big-time when Swanson, a junior majoring […]

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Give: Science for Citizens

    CALS is acclaimed as one of the best schools in the nation for training top-notch researchers and practitioners. Less known is the fact that CALS offers challenging, […]

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Give: Never Too Early to Start Giving

    In honor of CALS’ 125th anniversary, a look at how alumni and friends help keep the college strong

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Give: Stewarding Our Soil

    Our planet and its 7 billion people face a number of challenges, many of them concerning providing enough food and water for a growing population. […]