Bridgette Mason has been named the new assistant state climatologist for the Wisconsin State Climatology Office (SCO).
Since it first opened to students in 2011, the Nelson Institute’s environmental studies undergraduate major has seen rapid growth — after just one year, the number of declared students nearly doubled.
When it comes to the field of socio-ecology, Nelson Institute graduate Steven Lawry has written the book (or, at least, one of them).
The center is offering two awards of $5,000 each to help support field research, travel-related expenses related to research, conference attendance, or other direct research costs.
How Much Can Forests Fight Climate Change? A Sensor in Space Has Answers. New York Times, December 8, 2023 Quoted: Lisa Naughton, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Center for Ecology and the Environment, …
The world is Hailey Kuhn’s oyster — and she knows it.
Imagine a community where people work together to preserve natural resources, protect their watershed, and learn about the importance of conservation.
Geospatial skills transcend traditional professional boundaries. They can be applied to solving humanitarian challenges as they can to solving biodiversity challenges.
Applications for the coveted Corporate Sustainability Internship open on February 1.
Valerie Stull takes a holistic view of food systems investigating how to change them for the betterment of the planet and communities.
The Nelson Institute community outreach manager received the 2023 Eco-Justice Award from the Wisconsin Association of Environmental Education (WAEE).
COP28 featured first-ever Health Day addressing the major health impacts from climate change.
The new certificate includes capstone projects sourced from UniverCity Year community partnerships.
The State Climatology Office helps Wisconsinites understand recent weather and climate.
An environmental analysis led by Rebecca Larson leads to a new technique that could help farmers extract useful nutrients.
Shaping campus as a living laboratory for sustainable transit.
He will lead the La Follette School for Public Affairs as it begins a year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary.
New initiative connects campus innovators, industry leaders, and state officials to address environmental challenges.
The 2023 Climate Change Symposium provided an opportunity to learn about the effects of climate change on our natural resources and ecosystems, as well as economic and public policy implications.
For Heidi Putnam, water resource conservation is less about understanding the hard sciences than it is about understanding the communities relying on those water resources.
As 2023 comes to a close, Holly Gibbs, Nelson Institute professor and director of the Global Land Use and Environment (GLUE) Lab, is honored as a Highly Cited Researcher for Clarivate’s 2023 list.
Soumika Gaddameedi’s passion for the environment began at a young age, stemming from childhood memories of hiking and surrounding herself with nature.
The Nelson Institute Issue Brief is a quarterly publication that summarizes and conveys up-to-date scholarship from across the UW–Madison campus on key issues of environmental concern.
Grace Bulltail, assistant professor at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, is among six honorees for the 2023 Outstanding Women of Color Awards.