Growing the Future
The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is an engine of scientific discovery, with researchers working across the spectrum of agricultural and life sciences. Academically, the college offers research-based, hands-on teaching of undergraduates; world-class graduate programs rich in research and project assistantships; and short courses, workshops and other programs. Our outreach activities bring the work of the college to Wisconsin businesses, organizations and communities throughout the state. Learn more about CALS.
Rosalie Powell BSx’24 has embraced everything that UW has to offer — from coursework and research to internships and study abroad. A Madison native double majoring in environmental sciences and life sciences communication, she aspires to a career in climate change communications. She hopes to partner with communities around the globe to help them address and adapt to climate change. Since the issue is so complex, it’s a career direction that benefits from a broad, well-rounded academic background as well as practical skills to connect with strategic audiences. Powell plans to attend graduate school — but first she’s working on a Fulbright grant application, hoping to fund a project to study the effectiveness of sustainability incentives available to Brazilian farmers.
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