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Staff members from a U.S. Senate committee toured UW to learn how federal funds support UW research to genetically improve hemp, keep meat products safe, provide educational pathway for members of Wisconsin’s Tribal Nations, breed better varieties of fruits and vegetables, and encourage more entrepreneurship in the dairy industry.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Rep. Mark Pocan showed their support of UW–Madison on April 15 during stops at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station and the UW Odyssey Project in the UW South Madison Partnership office.
Students of a UW–Madison special education teacher preparation program chatted with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona during a campus visit Monday. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Gov. Tony Evers also joined the talk.
“It’s an honor to have NOAA leadership visiting campus,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Ackerman. “It acknowledges our history and expertise in this area of science and recognizes that we have important contributions to make."