Concerns over Foxconn Deal

AAE Professor Steve Deller weighs in on the conversation about what types of incentives might have to be offered to get Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to set up its first U.S. plant in Wisconsin, and …

Understanding Charitable Giving

With an ever-increasing number of nonprofit organizations competing for donations, AAE Professor Brad Barham and his doctoral student Jordan Van Rijn set out to test whether the way we market nonprofit causes influences donations. Taking …

Innovative Sanitation Solutions

Sanitation in Dakar, Sengal is an ongoing challenge for many of the city’s poorest residents. For the nearly 1.5 million people using on-site sanitation, twice a year, they must make a decision about how to …

Spotlight on Katie Burgess

Growing up on a dairy farm, Katie (Behnke) Burgess (B.S. ’08, M.S. ’10) had an interest in animals, but also learned that farming is about business as much as anything. As an incoming freshman at …

The potential for bioenergy crop alternatives

What is the viability and sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy crops in the US? New research by AAE faculty Brad Barham and colleagues from other scientific fields at UW-Madison, Michigan State, and elsewhere explores the answer …