These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.
Experts on today’s news…
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Chair and Sorenson Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Graue, a former kindergarten teacher, can offer tips on how to prepare young children for the start of the school year after the summer break.
Professor, agricultural and applied economics
Jones, an expert on agricultural finance, farm management and agricultural capital markets, can discuss the drop in corn, soybean and wheat prices.
Dan Schaefer, a professor of animal sciences, can discuss livestock prices, which remain fairly strong with a recent flat trend line.
Paskewitz, an expert on biology and control of insects that transmit human and animal diseases, can discuss the first confirmed case of locally-acquired (US) chikungunya, which has been an epidemic in the Caribbean in recent months.
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Faculty in the media:
- Local reaction to growing tensions between Russia & Ukraine WKOW-TV 27 Dave McDonald, a professor of Russian history at the UW-Madison, said he’s not sure that American military equipment will help the Ukrainian fighters all that much.
- Why you’ve been getting bonuses, not raises, lately Quoted: University of Wisconsin Business Professor Barry Gerhart says there’s an easy explanation why: “If you put the money into salary, it’s there forever. If you give out money in terms of a bonus, people get it that year and … Continue reading
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