JULY 25, 2017
Cronon honored by British Academy
William J. Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at UW–Madison, has been elected to the newest cohort of Fellows of the British Academy.
JULY 18, 2017
Degree program uses satellite, drone technologies to solve environmental problems
Satellites, drones and other technologies are fueling a surge in detailed information about the atmosphere, oceans, land and wildlife. A new professional master’s degree will train students to put this wealth of data to work solving pressing environmental problems.
JULY 13, 2017
Study reveals interplay of an African bat, a parasite and a virus
If there is anything scientists are certain of when it comes to bats and their supposed role in causing human disease, it is that they still have a lot to learn.
JULY 13, 2017
New model helps cities make the case for bicycling and walking
In the face of climate change and evidence of increasing ill health from ailments such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a trio of scientists at UW-Madison’s Global Health Institute are expanding the transportation conversation.
JULY 12, 2017
Strengthening conservation's new generation
With pressure on the natural world mounting, the Luc Hoffmann Institute in partnership with the Nelson Institute Environmental Conservation Master’s Program are finding new ways of ensuring that conservation is relevant to society and has an impact.