Falling into Entrepreneurship

Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez ’05 had no idea a childhood injury would propel her toward a path and passion for physical therapy. Growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ramirez thought her calling was figure skating and did …

Innovation: Who benefits and who’s barred?

By Clare Becker In 1886, Shelbyville, Illinois resident Josephine Cochran noticed her dishes were getting chipped from constantly washing them by hand. Female patent holders were few and far between back then, but that didn’t …

Big Data Wranglers

From computer vision to cloud computing, CALS scientists are finding ways to gather and analyze massive amounts of information for better farm management.