Photo of Jenelle
Apr 08, 2015

The award is to recognize outstanding Classified staff performance or service to the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences.

The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday April 29th at 3 p.m. in the Ebling Symposium Center of Microbial Sciences Building.

Congratulations Jenelle.

Photo of Allison and Doug
Apr 08, 2015

Biochemistry undergraduate students traveled to Boston in March for the ASBMB Annual Meeting.

Doug Zoerner from the Hoskins Lab was acknowledged and Allison Abellaneda from the Wildondger Lab won top poster prize.

Allison's poster

Doug's poster

Apr 08, 2015

Biochemistry undergraduates William Mulligan and Meghan Turner have earned Barry Goldwater Scholarships.

Congratulations Bill and Megan.

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Apr 07, 2015

CALS Outstanding Senior Awards recognize students for their scholastic performance, leadership, and service. Students who are nominated by their department or have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 or higher can apply. Applications are reviewed by faculty and staff on the CALS Recruitment and Scholarships Committee.

In addition to their outstanding academic performance, these students demonstrate remarkable records of both leadership and service.

Congratulations Rachel.

Photo of Michael Veling
Apr 06, 2015

Since 1952, NSF has provided fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is a critical program in NSF's overall strategy to develop the globally-engaged workforce necessary to ensure the nation's leadership in advancing science and engineering research and innovation.

Congratulations Michael Veling from the Pagliarini Lab

Photo of Andrew at the bench
Apr 03, 2015

The Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship program was established in 1997 through collaboration between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE), UW Foundation, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), UW schools and colleges, and alumni donors.

Congratulations Andrew Reidenbach from the Pagliarini Lab


Photo of Jessica with research
Apr 03, 2015

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

Congratulations Jessica Cardenas from the Bednarek Laboratory


Photo of Ryan Rebernick
Mar 27, 2015

Biochemistry undergrad Ryan Rebernick has been selected as one of the Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association's (WALSAA) Outstanding Sophomore Award Winners.

Photo of Sean Hinds and Nate Elliot
Mar 13, 2015

Top beer from student competition to be sold at Terrace this spring!

The beer—a red lager that will be called “Inaugural Red”—was selected this past Thursday during a competition held in food science professor Jim Steele’s fermented foods and beverages laboratory class. Six student teams participated in the contest, each presenting a red lager beer of their design to an expert panel of judges.

Photo of Danielle Lohman
Mar 12, 2015

This April the Graduate School will send two University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate students to learn about science policy and advocacy at the Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) workshop in Washington D.C.  The workshop, sponsored by a coalition of scientific groups including the AAAS and AAU, teaches STEM graduate and upper-class undergraduates about the structure and organization of Congress, the federal budget and appropriations process, and tools for effective science communication.

The Graduate School hosted a competitive process to select two graduate...

Photo of Julia Nepper
Mar 10, 2015

Julia Nepper from the Weibel Lab has won an award from the National Science Foundation to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

A record number of 70 laureates and 672 young scientists from 88 countries will participate in the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

It will be the fourth interdisciplinary meeting, bringing together Nobel Laureates and young scientists from the fields of physiology and medicine, physics, and chemistry. 

Feb 26, 2015

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), one of three bioenergy research centers established in 2007 by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), recently celebrated the filing of its 100th patent application.

Image of Dave Nelson and equipment
Feb 17, 2015

Generally it’s a bad thing to be called a “hoarder.” In Dave Nelson’s case, however, his pack rat tendencies are for a good cause—and will soon come to a very good end.

Photo of Dave Pagliarini
Jan 12, 2015

The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Research Committees on the basis of a detailed proposal.

Congratulations Dr. Pagliarini

logo for BioHouse
Jan 12, 2015

BioHouse is the newest of 10 UW–Madison residential learning communities — clusters of students in residence halls who choose to live with others active in a common interest area — three of which are designed for students interested in science.