University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
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 21 academic departments.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences has more than 2,000 undergraduate and more than 1,000 graduate students. It offers majors in 25 areas, including as Agriculture and Applied Economics, Biochemistry, Biology, Food Science, 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 annually conducts more than 600 general lines of research comprising 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 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.
- "College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in brief". University of Wisconsin–Madison. Retrieved 2008-08-31.
- "John Rector Barton papers, 1939-1962". Research collections. Archives of American Art. 2011. Retrieved 29 Jun 2011.
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