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MARCH 25, 2015
Karambelas to study at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria
Alex Karambelas, an Environment and Resources doctoral student, completed her qualifying exams in the program in March, producing a 57-page analysis of air pollution science and policy from Wisconsin to Utah to Tehran to India.


JANUARY 16, 2015
Nelson Institute faculty, student receive 2015 Sustainability Innovation in Research and Education awards
Nelson Institute faculty and a graduate student are the recipients of 2015 Sustainability Innovation in Research and Education (SIRE) awards from the UW-Madison Office of Sustainability, it was announced this week.


JANUARY 15, 2015
Burke receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award
Kevin Burke, a Nelson Institute master’s candidate in Environment and Resources, has been awarded an Outstanding Student Paper Award in the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology category for the poster he presented at the American Geophysical Union 2014 fall meeting, held in December in San Francisco.


DECEMBER 17, 2014
Keller named associate dean of Division of International Studies
Richard C. Keller, professor in the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been named as associate dean of the UW–Madison Division of International Studies by Vice Provost and Dean Guido Podestá.


MAY 2, 2014
Four awarded Holstrom environmental scholarships
Four UW-Madison students have been awarded a Holstrom Environmental Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. This campus-wide scholarship provides support to undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW-Madison faculty or staff.


APRIL 25, 2014
City's mysterious fate linked to flood
The mysterious abandonment of one of North America's first big cities may be linked to a massive Mississippi River flood 1,800 years ago, a new study finds.


APRIL 8, 2014
Mathews accepts dean post at University of Vermont
Nancy Mathews, a professor of environmental studies at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, on Monday was named dean of the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She will start her new post July 1.


JANUARY 29, 2014
Center for Culture, History and Environment hosts student symposium Feb. 8
The Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History and Environment (CHE) will host its annual Graduate Student Symposium on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in room 15 of Science Hall.


NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Karasov named AAAS fellow
William H. Karasov, a professor of wildlife ecology and faculty affiliate of the Nelson Institute, was among 338 individuals elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), it was announced Nov. 25.


OCTOBER 18, 2013
Krueger awarded Fulbright-Hays fellowship
James Krueger, a doctoral student in Environment and Resources, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship for the 2014 calender year.


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