The University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is one of the colleges of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Founded in 1889, the college has 17 academic departments, 23 undergraduate majors, and 49 graduate programs.
CALS has an average undergraduate population of 3,300 students. It’s also home to over 800 graduate students pursuing masters and doctoral degrees.It offers majors in 25 areas, including Agriculture and Applied Economics, Biochemistry, Biology, Food Science, Science Communication, Genetics, and others. Undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in research programs. Students may also participate in a study-abroad program.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences receives $78.7 million in research fundingcomprising thousands of individual research projects, whose scope range from the fundamental challenges of science to the immediate problems and opportunities facing Wisconsin farms and businesses. It operates 12 agricultural research stations across the state.
The administrative offices of the college are in Agriculture Hall.
John Rector Brown was the chair of the College. The school had a Rural Artists Program, including an Artist-in-Residence position which started when Brown was chair. John Steuart Curry was the first Artist-in-Residence.Current faculty members include lactation researcher Laura Hernandez.
CALS comprises 17 academic departments and 14 Centers.
Agricultural and Applied Economics - The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was the first such specialized department in the world. Growing from its original focus on issues of land, forests and farm management.
Agronomy - Agronomy is the science and practice of growing plants that feed the world and doing it in a way that improves the planet. Students, staff, and faculty conduct research and teaching on ways to produce crops that feed the world, while promoting biodiversity, building soil, improving water resources and sequestering carbon.
Animal Sciences - Animal Sciences fosters scientific discoveries in animal agriculture and biology, inspire original thinking and the art of discovery through innovative education and service, thereby enriching the lives of students, scientists, and society.
Life Sciences Communication - The Department of Life Sciences Communication offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral education focusing on applied and theoretical problems in communicating about science, health, the environment, agriculture, and the biological sciences in an era of rapid technological change and media convergence.
The Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a statutory college located on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York. With enrollment of approximately 3,100 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, CALS is the third-largest college of its kind in the United States and the second-largest undergraduate college on the Cornell campus.
The University of California, Davis, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was established in 1922 and is one of four colleges on the campus of the University of California, Davis. It offers degrees in twenty-seven undergraduate majors and thirty-three graduate groups. As of January 2014, the College has been overseen by Dean Helene Dillard.
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi is in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. It is named after Pir Meher Ali Shah, a known Hanafi scholar leading the anti-Ahmadiyya movement.
IPB University is a state-run agricultural university based in the regency of Bogor, Indonesia.
The College of Agriculture and Bioresources is a faculty at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
The University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), founded in 1964, is a college of the University of Florida.
The Wisconsin School of Business is the business school of University of Wisconsin–Madison, located in Grainger Hall. Founded in 1900, it has more than 35,000 alumni. The undergraduate program prepares students for business careers, while its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is based on focused career specializations, and its PhD program prepares students for careers in academia. The school offers student services, such as Undergraduate Advising Services, The Business Career Center, and International Programs. In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings, the Wisconsin School of Business's undergraduate program was ranked 18th overall among business schools.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Letters and Science is the largest college of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. It is located at Madison, Wisconsin.
The School of Human Ecology is a school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. The school has both graduate and undergraduate programs. The school has departments in Consumer Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies. The school has approximately 900 undergraduates working towards majors, and 100 graduate students.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public land-grant research university in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first public university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest public university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus, located on the shores of Lake Mendota, includes four National Historic Landmarks. The university also owns and operates a historic 1,200-acre (486 ha) arboretum established in 1932, located 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the main campus.
The School ofJournalism & Mass Communication is the journalism school of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Located in Vilas Communication Hall, the School offers two undergraduate programs, two Master of Arts programs in Journalism, and a doctoral program jointly administered with the Department of Life Sciences Communication.
North Carolina State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is the fourth largest college in the university and one of the largest colleges of its kind in the nation, with nearly 3,400 students pursuing associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and 1,300 on-campus and 700 off-campus faculty and staff members.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences offers the one- or two-year Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) program to high school graduates interested in farming or one of Wisconsin’s many other agricultural industries. The program runs from November to April and has an average enrollment of 135 students.
The BYU College of Life Sciences was originally named the College of Biology and Agriculture. It was formed in 1954 from the division of the College of Applied Science into this college and the College of Family Living, which was a partial predecessor of the College of Family, Home and Social Sciences. While the Agronomy; Horticulture; Animal Husbandry; Industrial Arts and Drawing; and Bacteriology programs all came from the College of Applied Science the Botany; and Zoology and Entomology programs came from the College of Arts and Sciences. Thomas L. Martin was the first dean of the College of Biology and Agriculture. In 1954 the Agricultural Economics Department was moved from the College of Commerce to the College of Biology and Agriculture.
Vietnam National University of Agriculture, until 2014 Hanoi University of Agriculture (HUA), is an education and research university specializing in the agricultural sector. The university is located in Trau Quy town, Gia Lam district, a Hanoi suburban area, about 12 km far from Hanoi city centre.
The Faculty of Land and Food Systems (LFS) is one of the three founding Faculties at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is a university outside Lilongwe, Malawi. It was formed in 2011 by a merger between Bunda College of Agriculture of the University of Malawi and Natural Resources College (NRC).
Laura Hernandez is an American associate professor of dairy science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who studies endocrinology and lactation, especially that of dairy cows. Hernandez aims to apply the findings from the ungulates to humans having issues with breastfeeding.
Victor E. Cabrera is a Peruvian-American academic and researcher. He is a Professor and Extension Specialist in dairy farm management and Alfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences.
Katrina T. Forest is an American biologist who is the EB Fred Professor of Bacteriology and Chair in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her research considers the use of structural biology to better understand pathogenesis. Forest is a Fellow of the American Society for Microbiology.