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  • Posted on February 19, 2016
    Hannah Gerbitz

    Hannah Gerbitz launched her working life with AgrAbility, a federal program that in Wisconsin partners with UW–Extension to help people keep working in production agriculture […]

  • Posted on February 4, 2016
    Shannon Strader

    Shannon Strader BS’14 is no stranger to pain. At age 8 she lost her twin sister, Lauryn, to complications arising from cerebral palsy. Strader herself […]

  • Posted on September 24, 2015
    Luxme Hariharan

    As a pediatric ophthalmologist, clinical researcher and child advocate, Luxme Hariharan has set herself a challenging goal: To prevent childhood blindness globally and help those […]

  • Posted on July 29, 2015
    Patricia Paskov

    Recent CALS graduate Patricia Paskov wasted no time discovering UW’s vast array of undergraduate opportunities when she started college in 2011. Seven months into her […]

  • Posted on June 2, 2015
    Kartik Chandran

    Kartik Chandran (PhD’01 Biochemistry) has spent years studying an organism that most of us hope never to experience: the Ebola virus. Last year the infectious agent not only spread within West Africa […]

  • Posted on December 18, 2014
    Lucas Joppa

    Lucas Joppa BS’04 Wildlife Ecology grew up in northern Wisconsin 30 miles from the nearest stoplight, without a TV or computer. He spent his free […]

  • Posted on August 25, 2014
    Kifle Gebremedhin

    As a professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Cornell University for more than three decades, Kifle Gebremedhin MS’75 PhD’78 is in a prime position […]

  • Posted on April 14, 2014
    Kristin Olson

    As the reigning Alice, Kristin Olson travels around Wisconsin promoting the state’s $59 billion ag industry in her E85 Chevy Tahoe, which by using 85 […]

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    Carl Wahl

    Carl Wahl’s interest in farming was sparked during a stint with the Peace Corps in Zambia, a landlocked country in southern Africa. His work on […]

  • Posted on February 17, 2014
    Alexandra Branscombe, BS’13 LSC

    Science writing can be a blast—literally—according to Life Sciences Communication alumna Alexandra Branscombe. She recently shared an account of her first year as a science […]