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  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    Gather and Connect. Experience and Serve. Learn and Grow.

      It’s a cool Sunday morning in early September, and over a dozen UW students are meeting at a farm plot in Eagle Heights Community […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    Farmers Markets as Community Builders

      It’s a Saturday morning at the farmers market. You check in with the grower at your favorite tomato stand, stop to enjoy the folk […]

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    CALS Research Briefs for Spring 2023

      How Telomeres Stay Tidy Telomeres provide vital protection for the ends of human chromosomes. However, these defensive caps degrade over time through the process […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Was ‘Flatten the Curve’ Effective?

      Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, one message became ubiquitous: “Flatten the curve.” Tied to a simple yet compelling chart of infections over time, with […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    The Podcasters of CALS

      In the car, at the gym, while folding laundry — people are tuning in to podcasts more than ever before. Since this portable form […]

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    A Master Class on Great Audio

    For more than five decades, Larry Meiller BS’67 MS’68 PhD ’77 has been a mainstay of Wisconsin Public Radio. Each weekday, you’ll hear him chatting […]

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    A Round-up of CALS Research

      A Safe Water Future Requires Action Today Ph.D. student Tracy Campbell MS’18 recently led an assessment of water quality goals for the Yahara River […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    A Wisconsin Idea Win-Win

      At a sweeping bend of the Mississippi River, where the waterway widens and flows through shimmering Lake Pepin, tourists come to snarf slabs of […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    My Parents’ Kitchen as a Classroom

      Jori Skalitzky is a sophomore majoring in life sciences communication and environmental sciences. She wrote this perspecitve in mid-April 2020, several weeks after classes […]

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    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
    Groundbreaking Women Scholars of CALS

    Marguerite Davis, Elizabeth McCoy, and Esther Lederberg were all remarkable researchers and women in their own right, but CALS has seen the likes of many […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    Class Act | Stephanie Hoff

    Stephanie Hoff BSx’19 grew up in small towns near Thorp, Wisconsin, as part of a rural community where people have a pretty good understanding of […]