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Campus mourns electrician Brad Krause

Physical Plant electrician Brad Krause died from injuries sustained in a Monday evening incident in Mills Hall in the Humanities Building. Chancellor David Ward says he was a "skilled, valued and respected" employee and colleague. (Additional coverage of Krause's life on campus will be included in Tuesday's Inside UW-Madison.)

Top Stories

Search for UW-Madison research vice chancellor delayed

The exit of Chancellor Biddy Martin has put on hold the search for a new University of Wisconsin-Madison vice chancellor for research and dean of the Graduate School.

Slideshow: SOAR welcomes first-year undergraduates

This summer, nearly 6,000 first-year students, 1,200 transfer students, and about 8,000 parents and guests are gaining a firsthand preview of life at UW–Madison through the popular Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) programming. Take a quick photo tour of SOAR programming.

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Around Campus

National Guard agribusiness team comes to CALS for Ag 101 training

CALS is welcoming 58 members of the Wisconsin National Guard Agribusiness Development Team to campus this week for “Ag 101” training ahead of a 2012 mission to Afghanistan.

Buzz

Farewell, American Elm

"Our red doors will miss your kind, afternoon shade!" (A tweet and photo from @UWMadEducation on the Wednesday removal of a beautiful, but diseased elm tree in front of the School of Education Building.

Milestones

Timberlake to Med School; Award for Muir

Former Department of Health Services Secretary Karen Timberlake will be the new director of the Population Health Institute at the School of Medicine and Public Health (UW SMPH). Peter Muir, a professor of orthopedic surgery at the School of Veterinary Medicine, has been honored with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation/American Kennel Club Career Achievement Award in Canine Research.

In the Media

Reuters: Judge upholds federal embryonic stem cell funds

A U.S. judge on Wednesday upheld the federal government's rules that allow funding of human embryonic stem cell research, ruling for the Obama administration.

Events

Music on the Terrace: Locksley, Filligar

Enjoy the pop-rock stylings of one of the city's most popular recent exports, Locksley. 9:30-11:30 p.m., Friday, July 28 on the Terrace.

Interact

Lawn care tips from the experts

How's your lawn looking? If it's like ours, it's a little brown. Watch a short Wisconsin Public Television video from turfgrass specialist Doug Soldat on how to keep it looking green and healthy while also minimizing your water use.

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