Anna Andrzejewski to speak at Madison Made event

Explore the life and legacy of Madison-based builder-developer Marshall Erdman with Anna Andrzejewski, director of the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) and Bradshaw Knight Professor of Environmental Humanities on February 16, 2022, from 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m., at Union South. Andrzejewski, will be speaking as a part of the event, Madison Made: Marshall Erdman’s Contributions to Postwar Architecture.

Andrea Hicks awarded Laudise Medal

The 2021 Laudise Medal from the International Society for Industrial Ecology has been awarded to Andrea Hicks, who serves as a Nelson Institute affiliate, director of Sustainability Education and Research, Hanson Family Fellow in Sustainability, and associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

The Creation of becoming–Feral

Explore the complex relationships between humans and other-animals through becoming–Feral, a collection of poetry, visual art, essays, and more—all focused on understanding the shifting categories of ‘feral’ and ‘domestic’ within a landscape that is being altered by global transformations of climate and capitalism.

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.