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Friends, colleagues remember Krause

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From years of supporting racing teams to the meticulous attention he paid to his home renovations, much of Brad Krause’s life involved working with his hands. Learn more about him and his career on campus. Related: A Wisconsin State Journal obituary.

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Around Campus

Kids at work: Contractor uses goats to clear hillside

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The School of Human Ecology building project attracted numerous visitors last week, as the project's contractor used 32 goats to clear brush from a steep hillside.

Notable Numbers

387,815: The number of UW-Madison living alumni, according to the Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Buzz

Meat Mobile!

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State Fair is just around the corner and UW-Madison Day in West Allis is Aug. 10. Take a walk back through UW's presence there in the 1960s — including the vaunted Meat Mobile — through this Flickr set from University Archives.

Milestones

UW, UWM inter-institutional research grants

Twelve hybrid teams of faculty from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been awarded the second batch of Intercampus Research Incentive grants, awards designed to foster inter-institutional collaboration.

Law School Introduces new faculty members

The University of Wisconsin Law School is introducing Cecelia Klingele and Mark Sidel as new faculty beginning in the fall semester. Paul Secunda will join the Law School for the summer and the fall semester as visiting professor.

In the Media

Nightline: Re-Wiring Your Brain for Happiness

Psychology Professor Richard Davidson and the Dalai Lama were featured in Thursday's night's edition of ABC's Nightline, discussing UW-Madison research into the brain, meditation and happiness. Read about the work and watch the piece.

Events

New Employee Orientation

8 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 21 N. Park, Suite 5045. A half-day session for new employees that provides a welcoming and informed orientation to campus.

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab: Why Breastfeeding Matters

7-8:15 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3, 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building. The lecture will review a brief history of infant feeding and the importance of breastfeeding.

Interact

Share your advice for incoming students

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The class of 2015 arrives on campus at the end of the month. What advice would you give them as they begin their new lives on campus?

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