Archives: November 2009

November 30th, 2009

What are the benefits of buying local? Where can one find local foods? What businesses support local growers? Inspired by the ‘Go Big Read’ initiative, student volunteers have organized a […]

November 30th, 2009

It’s that time of year…the course reserves deadline for spring semester is fast approaching! To ensure that your reserve materials are available in time for the first day of class, […]

November 23rd, 2009

The cranberry, a fruit native to North America and ubiquitous during this time of year given its association with traditional Thanksgiving holiday feasting, is Wisconsin’s leading fruit crop. Today, growers […]

November 20th, 2009

During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, campus libraries will observe some changes from their regular hours of operation. Do plan ahead should you need to visit the libraries or […]

November 20th, 2009

Ever wonder what’s going on behind the scenes with your search engine? Take a look at this clever ad (from Weetabix, admittedly) for some amusing insight. And, once you’ve had […]

November 18th, 2009

In conjunction with Go Big Read, Kellen Backer, History of Science dissertator, will present a public lecture, “Food Systems at War: Canned and Frozen Food Production during World War II” […]

November 16th, 2009

Steenbock Library welcomes CALS Short Course students to campus. The Farm and Industry Short Course, founded in 1885, is a 17-week program of study designed to prepare its students for […]

November 16th, 2009

The most indelible experience from my undergraduate years was a year I spent abroad. One step off the plane and my life would never be the same. Not only did […]

November 13th, 2009

This week marked Sesame Street’s 40th Birthday (November 10th, to be precise). In order to celebrate this noteworthy achievement in children’s programming, and likely the fact that many of us […]

November 11th, 2009

If you have enjoyed sinking your teeth into Go Big Read’s inaugural title, In Defense of Food then now is the time, and your opportunity, to suggest a good read […]