Breaking Ground for Wisconsin’s Dairy Future


Date: September 7, 2018

Time: 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Location: Dejope Residence Hall, Mendota Room, 640 Elm Drive, Madison WI

UW–Madison’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences proudly invites you to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Center for Dairy Research and Babcock Hall Dairy Plant.

Please join us as we express gratitude to our generous donors who have brought us to this day. A program will feature speakers from campus and a representative from the state of Wisconsin. The ceremony will be followed by a complimentary lunch.

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Schedule of Events

Registration: 11–11:30 a.m.

Program: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

  • Dean Kate VandenBosch
  • Chancellor Rebecca Blank
  • State Representative
  • John Lucey, Director of the Center for Dairy Research
  • Scott Rankin, Chair of the Department of Food Science
  • John Umhoefer, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association

Luncheon: 12–1:30 p.m.

Event Concludes: 1:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Megan Jordan at [email protected] or 608-308-5187.

Parking: With construction and classes in session, parking can be a challenge. Please plan ahead and give yourself time to park. The Visitor Parking information page is helpful and more information can be found at Attached is an interactive map at If you have questions, need assistance, or would like more information about parking, please contact Megan Jordan at [email protected] or 608-308-5187.