Stories from UW Alumni

Seasons of Giving

Individuals make charitable gifts throughout the year. Some choose to make gifts early in the year and others later. Your reasons for giving may vary across winter, spring, summer, and fall.

Time for a “Spring Cleaning” of Your Charitable and Estate Plans

Spring is a wonderful time to think and plan for the year, including charitable planning. Here are some suggestions for your to-do list.

Payback

We like to help the charities that helped us, and sometimes we can benefit again.

Off to a ‘QuickStart’

On a typical morning at Doorco Holsteins in Brussels, Wisconsin, Austin Vandertie BSx’22 would be helping his parents milk the 40-cow herd, feed calves, spread manure, or harvest crops on an expanse of land farmed by three generations of his family before him.

UW–Madison receives gift supporting organic agriculture, releases call for proposals

On the heels of the 2018 Harvest of Ideas — a two-day forum designed to explore how the University of Wisconsin–Madison can advance organic agriculture — the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences received a significant gift to support graduate students, outreach and communications in organic agriculture.

High school students experience CALS thanks to generous donation

More than two dozen high school students from Chicago area high schools participated in the 2019 CALS Agricultural Experience, an immersive visit to the college and UW–Madison campus, April 11-13.

RENK AGRIBUSINESS INSTITUTE AWARDS COVID-19 SCHOLARSHIPS

Due to the unforeseen hardships brought about by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Renk Agribusiness Institute awarded 9 scholarships to assist students in the continuation of their studies at UW-Madison this fall.

THE RENK AGRIBUSINESS INSTITUTE AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO 24 STUDENTS.

Each year, the Renk Agribusiness Institute awards scholarships to undergraduates majoring in Agricultural Business Management (ABM), Agricultural and Applied Economics (AAE), or pursuing the certificate in Business Management for Agricultural & Life Sciences.

Seven CALS faculty receive college and department professorships

At CALS, we have the good fortune to be able to offer a number of college and departmental professorships and chairships.

Virtual celebration for UW–Madison’s new Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery building now live

The UW–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is celebrating completion of the new Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) building today, November 6.