A ‘SRS’ Success

For the first time ever, the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research (CCR) hosted the three-day Student Research Symposium through the Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program.

A Legacy Recorded

“Is Lake Mendoza frozen yet?” Believe it or not, that’s a common wintertime question from alumni seeking reports from their alma mater (particularly alumni who have migrated to warmer climates).

NSF Grant Supports Internships at the Welty Environment Center

Through the efforts of Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research Interim Director Michael Notaro and Wisconsin Educational Leadership for Community Outreach and Mentoring for the Environment (WELCOME), with funding provided by a National Science Foundation (NSF) GEOPAths grant, three Beloit Memorial High School students participated in a one-of-a-kind internship program at the Welty Environment Center (WEC).

Nelson Institute academic staff host first NSF-supported WELCOME teacher professional development workshop

Nearly 20 educational leaders from the  School District of Beloit, Beloit College, and Welty Environmental Center attended a development workshop led by Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) associate director, Michael Notaro and CCR outreach director, Rose Pertzborn that aims to increase diversity in geosciences and foster hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education within Wisconsin communities.