« Newer Older »
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
A global history of land use
Steve Vavrus, a senior scientist in the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research, has coauthored a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) suggesting that humans have likely been transforming land cover on a global scale far earlier in time than is commonly believed.
Monday, February 25th, 2013
Nelson Institute student captures second place in legendary Birkebeiner ski race
University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Claire Luby, who is pursuing the Nelson Institute Certificate on Humans and the Global Environment, placed second in the women's division of the 54-kilometer American Birkebeiner Classic on Feb. 23.
Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Nelson Institute affiliates receive faculty awards
Nelson Institute faculty affiliates James Jay Schauer and M. Jake Vander Zanden were among 16 outstanding faculty members recently recognized at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Friday, January 11th, 2013
Holloway named deputy leader of NASA Air Quality Applied Science Team
Tracey Holloway, UW-Madison associate professor of environmental studies, has been named deputy leader of the NASA Air Quality Applied Science Team (AQAST).
Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Treves receives Situated Learning Award for wolf hunt simulation tool
Nelson Institute Associate Professor Adrian Treves has received a Situated Learning Award from the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences International Programs and Engage, a program of the Division of Information Technology’s Department of Academic Technology, for his project “Wolf Hunt Simulation: The Wolf Policy Debate in Wisconsin and Sweden.”
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
In memoriam: Fritz Albert
Fritz Albert, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor emeritus of agricultural journalism and a noted documentary filmmaker and photographer, died Sept. 16 at the age of 90.
Monday, September 10th, 2012
Phillips awarded Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Jennifer Phillips, a master’s candidate in Environment and Resources, has been selected as a 2013 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow. She will begin the one-year paid fellowship in February 2013, following the completion of her master’s program.
Friday, September 7th, 2012
Grabow honored by International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
Maggie Grabow, a Ph.D. candidate in Environment and Resources who is also pursuing the Certificate on Humans and the Global Environment, received a student poster award at the 2012 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) conference in August.
Friday, July 6th, 2012
Nelson Institute mourns the death of Charlotte Zieve
The Nelson Institute community is saddened by the recent passing of Charlotte Zieve, a Ph.D. alumna and generous donor in support of Nelson Institute student scholarships. A detailed article about her life can be found here.
Friday, June 15th, 2012
Researchers asked to review new federal financial conflict of interest regulations
New federal financial conflict of interest (COI) regulations take effect Aug. 24 for UW-Madison faculty and staff.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Mitman article awarded Ralph Gomory Prize
"Latex and Blood: Science, Markets, and American Empire," an article coauthored by Gregg Mitman in the Duke University Press Journal Radical History Review has been awarded the Ralph Gomory Prize
Friday, June 8th, 2012
Duff awarded Dickie Fellowship
Alison Duff, a Ph.D. candidate in Environment and Resources, has been awarded the Dickie Family Sauk County Educational Fellowship.
Friday, May 18th, 2012
Graduate student Yanghui Kang receives NASA fellowship
Yanghui Kang, a master's student in the Nelson Institute Environment and Resources program, has received a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship.
Monday, May 14th, 2012
UW–Madison launches online Sustainable Systems Engineering Graduate Program
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has introduced a new online Master of Engineering in Sustainable Systems Engineering (SSE) program, which will begin January 2013 with applications being accepted through October 15, 2012.
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Langston recognized as Honored Instructor
Nancy Langston, a professor in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology and the Nelson Institute, has been nominated as a University of Wisconsin-Madison Honored Instructor for the spring 2012 semester.
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
John Francis to receive Multicultural Student Center McDowell Alumni Achievement Award
John Francis, visiting associate professor of environmental studies, will receive the McDowell Alumni Achievement Award from the UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center at the Multicultural Leadership Awards and Graduation Celebration May 7.
Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
Environmental studies students honored as Phi Beta Kappa inductees
Nine undergraduate environmental studies students have been inducted into the UW-Madison chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society.
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Stephanie Tai awarded Worldwide Universities Network grant
Stephanie Tai, a professor in the University of Wisconsin Law School and Nelson Institute faculty affiliate, has been awarded a $5,000 Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Seed Grant, funded through the Division of International Studies, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and the Graduate School.
Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Three students awarded Reid Bryson Scholarships
Three University of Wisconsin-Madison students have been awarded a Reid Bryson Scholarship for 2012 from the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research.
Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
“Slow Violence” by Rob Nixon receives two prestigious awards
Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor by Rob Nixon, UW-Madison professor of English and environmental studies, has recently received two prominent book awards.
« Newer Older »