Photo gallery Thank you dairy much
Aides to members of Congress from Wisconsin toured UW–Madison this week, including a stop at the Center for Dairy research, where they sampled dairy products developed in the state with the benefit of the center’s expertise. The three-day tour also included visits to many other UW–Madison locations, including the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Morgridge Institute for Research and Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the Wisconsin Energy Institute, the College of Engineering, School of Veterinary Medicine, and Space Science and Engineering Center, the Office of Student Financial Aid, and Camp Randall Stadium.
Congressional staff sampled a variety of dairy-based food items that the Center for Dairy Research has helped create.
Erin Dugan, from the office of Senator Tammy Baldwin, and Ben Hutterer, from the office of Representative Ron Kind, tasted ice cream from the Babcock Dairy Store while on a tour of the Center for Dairy Research facilities.
Daniel Schaefer, professor and director of the Department of Animal Sciences, took the staff members on a tour of the future Meat Science and Muscle Biology Building, which is currently under construction.
Kathryn VandenBosch, dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, gives a presentation to the staff members.