- Insect Fest 2023 a ‘big hit’
September 1, 2023 By bbradford
Last month’s Wisconsin Insect Fest at Upham Woods was a hit with insect enthusiasts of all ages. The UW-Entomology event drew over a hundred attendees […]
- Take a virtual tour of the Wisconsin Insect Research Collection
August 8, 2023 By bbradford
Representing specimens collected by professional entomologists and citizen scientists over the past 170 years, the Wisconsin Insect Research Collection (WIRC) documents the entomofauna of Wisconsin […]
- Asiatic garden beetle: a new pest to have on your radar
July 31, 2023 By bbradford
There’s a new insect pest to have on your radar in Wisconsin—the Asiatic garden beetle (Maladera formosae; formerly Maladera castanea). This species can feed on […]
- Donation to CALS helps fund two Nelson-affiliated projects
June 20, 2023 By bbradford
Recently, a multimillion dollar donation was made to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) from Kikkoman Foods, Inc., a world-renowned soy sauce company. […]
- CALS faculty involved in new $1M NSF-funded, WiSys-led partnership to support sustainable ag in Wisconsin
May 16, 2023 By bbradford
A Wisconsin partnership led by WiSys, a supporting foundation of the University of Wisconsin System that sparks research, innovation and entrepreneurship across the state, has been […]
The University of Wisconsin-Madison occupies Ho-Chunk Land, a place their nation has called Teejop (Day-JOPE) since time immemorial. In an 1832 treaty, the Ho-Chunk were forced to cede this territory. Decades of ethnic cleansing followed when both the federal and state government repeatedly, but unsuccessfully, sought to forcibly remove the Ho-Chunk from Wisconsin.
This history of colonization informs our shared future of collaboration and innovation. Today, UW-Madison respects the inherent sovereignty of the Ho-Chunk Nation, along with the eleven other First Nations of Wisconsin.
Please take a moment to consider the many legacies of violence, displacement, migration and settlement that bring us together here today. And please join us in uncovering such truths every day. Learn more about the Department’s Mission and Values.