Posted on March 6, 2014
Creating a Healthier World
What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.
Posted on November 20, 2013
Peru: Potato Exchange Benefits Peruvians
Peru, farmers hedge their bets. Located 12,000 feet above sea level, on the side of an Andean mountain, Puno has a growing season that’s short, cool and prone to frost.
Posted on June 20, 2011
Five things everyone should know about . . . Acai Berries
1. They cannot leap tall buildings in a single bound. Nor will they flatten your tummy, cleanse your colon, boost your immune system or increase […]
Posted on February 15, 2011
Class Act: Alejandra Huerta and Farm Workers’ Daughter
Alexandra Huerta comes from a family of agricultural workers, but she is taking her career in a very different direction.
Posted on November 4, 2009
Columbia: In Bogotá, Politics is Anything but Usual
Professor studies power of Internet in Colombian election
Posted on July 8, 2009
In rural Wisconsin, Latino immigrants are the unseen labor that keeps the dairy industry running. Researchers and farmers are coming together to pull the veil off this vital, but fragile, workforce.
Posted on March 2, 2009
Honduras: Playground Design is More than an Exercise
Student’s vision comes to life in Honduran village.
Posted on October 28, 2008
Fighting Poverty: A Life Science
CALS research hopes to make a difference in world poverty.
Posted on October 20, 2008
Peru: A Game Effort to Combat Poverty
CALS offers Peruvian farmers a chance to play with food.
Posted on October 19, 2008
The Case for Queso
Research asks why U.S. cheeses don’t cut it with Latino customers.
Posted on June 29, 2008
In Search of Spuds
David Spooner hunts the globe for wild potatoes that just might save our nation’s crop from disaster.
Posted on January 21, 2008
Mexico: Sustainable Farming Key to Dairy’s Growth
UW professor sees potential in Mexican dairy industry.
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