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  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    When Challenging Things Happen, Look for the Innovators

    I have no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered your lives, just as it has transformed the way CALS operates (at least for […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    ‘The Sweeping Landscape of Her Work’

    It took a hard-fought battle, but in 1919, after decades of petitions, demonstrations, and arrests, women finally won the right to vote. The passage and […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Welcome, Future Problem Solvers

    In this issue of Grow — as with all issues of the magazine — you’ll get a close look at our scholars as they tackle […]

  • 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 March 2, 2015
    Help Forge the Best Way Forward

    Each issue of Grow magazine is a special treat for me because it is a powerful reminder of our impact throughout Wisconsin and around the world. […]

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    It’s Your Party

    This year marks CALS’ 125th anniversary, a milestone known as a “quasquicentennial.” One hundred and twenty-five is a proud age to reach. And we invite […]

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Growing Our Future

    As you read the feature stories in this edition of Grow, I invite you to consider how they reflect the mission, vision, guiding principles and […]

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Not Your Father’s Classroom

    It’s the Year of Innovation at the University of Wisconsin–Madison—and a big part of innovation concerns how we teach our students. Our college already is […]

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Our Signature Foods—and CALS

    Wisconsinites aren’t called Cheeseheads for nothing. But consider, too, our deep love of brats fresh from the grill and a gooey ice cream sundae for […]

  • Posted on June 5, 2012
    The Road Ahead

    By the time you read this issue of Grow, I will have had the honor of serving CALS as dean and director for nearly four […]