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  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    Focus on Rural and Tribal Wisconsin

      Four projects, including two from CALS, that will support Wisconsin’s rural communities and tribal nations have been selected to receive funding through UW’s Wisconsin […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    Viral Copy Machine Revealed

      RNA viruses, such as the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, jump into a life-and-death race the moment they infect a cell. These viruses have only […]

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    CALS Beyond Campus

      Summer is in full, fabulous bloom on the UW campus. The beauty of this place could tempt us to keep our focus here and […]

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    From Pesky Weed to Biofuel Resource

      It may be time for corn to take a back seat. This most widely used and cheapest source of ethanol could lose its top […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    Native Knowledge Revitalized

      On a frigid February afternoon, around 60 UW students gather near Dejope Residence Hall on the west end of campus. Their modern gear protects […]

  • Posted on October 18, 2022
    Round-Up of CALS Research for Fall 2022

      ‘SymBeeOsis’ In spring 2021, associate professor of entomology Shawn Steffan and members of his lab hosted film company Day’s Edge Productions. The crew shot […]

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    Anonymous Gift Grows More Space for Organic Agriculture

      Wisconsin is among the nation’s top producers of organic agriculture. It ranks second in number of organic farms, according to a recent survey by […]

  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    Just Like a Trip to Japan

      In a span of 20 minutes, a dozen UW students visited a Japanese pastry shop and a high-tech sushi restaurant, and then they got […]

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    From Plant Hybrids to Human Health

      When Krishna Ella PhD’93 arrived at CALS in 1987 to begin a doctoral program in plant pathology, his goal was to probe the mysteries […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Tree of Life Is Rooted in Math

      Claudia Solís-Lemus has always loved numbers. Throughout her schooling in Mexico City, she found mathematics classes to be the easiest and most interesting — […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    Catch Up with … John Bowman MS’80 Plant Pathology

    John Bowman came to UW–Madison for a master’s degree in Ibero-American studies, but fate expanded the scope of his academic pursuits. By chance, he ended […]

  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    The Tuber Protector

    In the Dairy State, it’s easy for a humble vegetable like the potato to get lost amid all the talk of milk and cheese. Consequently, […]