Nelson Institute undergraduate student Zebulon Grove sees a hopeful future for sustainability in business practices.
From California to Wisconsin to Costa Rica, Environmental Studies Certificate Student Pushes the Boundaries of Her Comfort Zone
For undergraduate student Claire Naughton, getting outside of her comfort zone is an experience she strives for. Originally from San Francisco, Calif., Naughton chose to attend the University of Wisconsin–Madison as an environmental science major with certificates in environmental studies, energy, and global health.
Sustainability projects showcase students’ creativity in Geography 309: People, Land and Food
A documentary of the F. H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture. Paintings that address food waste and incorporate paint made from food scraps.
Nelson Institute undergraduate student documents Wild Rockies field course
Over the summer of 2021, undergraduate student Alyse Bartol completed a three-week field course with the Wild Rockies Field Institute, a program where students learn about complex social and environmental issues while roughing it outdoors.
Scholarship opportunities shape college experience for Eryne Jenkins
Nelson Institute student Eryne Jenkins was recently featured in On Wisconsin Magazine.
Competing and Conserving: UW-Madison rower finds opportunities through environmental studies major
As a rower for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s women’s rowing team, undergraduate student Alexandra Bogner spends a lot of time on Madison’s lakes.
Undergrad finds framework for change through economics and environmental studies
When Nelson Institute undergraduate student Ben Lebowitz arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Madison four years ago, he had one goal in mind; to help the environment.
Undergraduate student combines environmental studies with social work
Having grown up in southern California, undergraduate student Cleo Le said she was in for a shock when she moved to Wisconsin during her freshman year of high school.
Nelson undergraduate looks to combat environmental issues via law and public policy
As she completes her last semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, environmental and legal studies major Claire Cooper has her sights set on defending the environment through law and policy.
Environmental Studies major Alayna Lotto brings sustainability to architecture and design
Undergraduate student Alayna Lotto began at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018 with too many interests to choose from.
Fighting against fast fashion: undergraduate student puts sustainability certificate to work
From combatting fast fashion to preventing food waste, undergraduate student Katie Hayes has put her sustainability certificate and consumer behavior major to work.
Sewing a sustainable future: Nelson undergrad hopes to pave way for an environmentally friendly fashion industry
Helping to create a more sustainable fashion industry is a goal of Nelson Institute undergraduate student Grace Klein.
Finding his passion and getting involved, ES major shares his undergraduate experience
Beginning college without knowing what to major in is a challenge many students face, including undergraduate Nelson Institute student, Isaac Eskind.
Nelson undergrad cares for recovering COVID-19 patients while pursuing a diverse, interdisciplinary education
It is not every day that you meet a college student who is already working in the field, putting what was learned in the classroom to practice in a real-world, applied setting. But Mariah Antigone, …
Calla Norris finds her passion in local restoration and conservation efforts
University of Wisconsin-Madison senior and Community Environmental Scholar Calla Norris is exploring her growing passion for conservation through opportunities while obtaining her degrees in environmental studies (Nelson Institute) and people-environment (geography). Norris decided on this …
Nelson Institute undergrad explores environmentalism through art
Growing up in California, Nelson Institute graduating senior Juan Antonio Torres experienced first-hand the devastating effects of droughts and forest fires, causing him to think critically about conservation efforts and the environment. He combined his interest for …
Looking to the stars, Nelson student dreams big while pursuing environmental studies and astrophysics majors
Maicen Stuart has always had a passion for the natural world. Growing up in Bountiful, Utah, a small city just north of Salt Lake City, Stuart spent much of his youth hiking and exploring the …