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Mission: Delicious

What makes Babcock ice cream so good to eat—and so good for science, students and industry? Grow Magazine, produced by CALS, goes behind the scenes at the home of Union Utopia, Berry Alvarez and the venerated Orange Custard Chocolate Chip.

Top Stories

Mitchell devoted to serving community

Everett Mitchell, the new director of Community Relations,  has a simple — and compelling — reason for why he gives so much of his time doing community service work. "Because somebody gave it to me," he says.

Historic Paul Bunyan murals removed ahead of construction

With construction for the first phase of the Memorial Union Reinvestment beginning in early July, movers and arts conservators are working hard to protect Memorial Union’s historic features.

Work teams praised for providing framework of new human resources system

Logo: HR Design

Bob Lavigna, UW's director of human resources and project lead, said he knew from when the HR Design project first began to take shape about a year ago that the university had an extraordinary opportunity to reshape its human resources system.

Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

The Science & Engineering Behind the Building and Restoration of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch. 7 p.m., Wednesday

Around Campus

National network innovation program builds on campus success

Suman Banerjee's work finds plenty of happy users every day, but it's not every day the computer sciences professor helps inspire a national program supporting technical innovation.

McAnulty named interim SVM dean

Jonathan McAnulty, a professor and chair of the School of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Surgical Sciences, has been named interim dean of the school, effective July 1, pending completion of the search process for a new dean.

Inside Info

Helping older adults cope with depression

Many of us have par­ents, sib­lings and friends reach­ing their older years, and we may be con­cerned about their men­tal health or mood. Dr. Suzanna Waters-Castillo, who directs Con­tin­u­ing Stud­ies’ aging and long-term care pro­grams, has tips about identifying and assisting those suffering from depression.

Buzz

Learn@UW upgrade coming this week

Learn@UW will upgrade to the newest version of Desire2Learn on June 28 and 29, from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.  A redesigned interface will provide streamlined navigation, and students will appreciate additional notification options. Take a visual tour and get more details on what's new. 

Milestones

White to lead environmental justice teaching

Monica White has been named assistant professor of environmental justice, a new position created and shared by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

DoIT helps Madison Metro win award

UW-designed technology played a significant role in Madison Metro’s 2012 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award.

In Memoriam

School of Medicine and Public Health remembers Saupe

Kurt Saupe, associate professor of medicine, died Saturday, June 23, at age 50. His research on creating a stem-cell patch for damaged heart tissue will likely be published posthumously.

In the Media

MJS: UW doctor helping build hospital in Ecuador

Department of Family Medicine Doctor David Gaus is helping train Ecuadorean physicians with the goal of opening a hospital in Santo Domingo, Ecuador, just west of the capital, Quito.

Interact

Your thoughts on the best of summer in Madison

The Terrace, Lakeshore path, and campus visitors through SOAR and summer camps are among your favorite things about Madison this time of year. Congratulations to Rachelle Clemins, who is the winner of a UW mug.

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