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UW-Madison ag engineering department centennial celebration Sept. 10-11

The Department of Biological Systems Engineering (formerly Agricultural Engineering) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will celebrate its centennial Sept. 10-11 on the UW-Madison campus.
The celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday with a continental breakfast at Upper Carson Gulley cafeteria. The breakfast program includes a history of the department and special guests who will highlight some of the department”s past and present accomplishments. A noon luncheon at the cafeteria will be followed by award, scholarship and fellowship presentations.
Afternoon and evening activities include disk golf and tours of campus buildings and facilities. The Wisconsin section of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers will host a dinner at 4:30, followed by a business meeting and a program commemorating the centennial. At 8 p.m. a sheepshead game, with prizes and refreshments, is scheduled at the Agricultural Engineering laboratory.
The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association will hold its Football Fire-Up on Saturday; call (608) 262-5784 for more information.
For more information or to download registration forms, visit the department”s centennial website (see “related links” above) or call Debby Sumwalt at (608) 262-3310.