Nelson Institute Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP) faculty and students were among the University of Wisconsin–Madison team members who received a top award from the $5 million XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Student Competition.
The Nelson Institute Issue Brief summarizes and conveys up-to-date scholarship on key issues of environmental concern.
During the 2020-21 school year, students from the one-year Wisconsin Business School’s Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership program executed a meaningful consulting capstone project with the City of Wisconsin Rapids. In partnership with UniverCity Year (UCY), students collaborated to help develop a framework to help the city enhance cultural initiatives.
The City of Wisconsin Rapids recently underwent an assessment of branding, marketing, economic development, and the arts through a partnership with UniverCity Year and the Wisconsin Business School’s Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership program course, Management and Human Resources 746/747: Impact Consulting for Arts-Based Organizations and Communities.
A rich arts and cultural scene offers the community something to gather around and enjoy while showcasing diversity and talent within the community; which is just one of the reasons that the City of Wisconsin Rapids partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Madison UniverCity Year program to expand arts and cultural offerings.
Promoting community vibrancy and revitalization through the expansion of arts and cultural experiences is the goal of a recent partnership between Wisconsin Rapids and the University of Wisconsin-Madison UniverCity Year program.
The work of John H. Francis III, a Nelson Institute emeritus Board of Visitor member, alumnus, and 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, is featured in the recent New York Times article, “Who gets left out of the ‘Great Outdoors’ story?”
The Global Health Institute (GHI) Planetary Scholars program has chosen a cohort of five students as scholarship recipients for the ’21-’22 school year, two of which are Nelson Institute students.
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 Institute associate dean for research and education and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor Anna Gade, will be a featured speaker at the virtual symposium Environment and Ecology in Islamic Art and Culture.
According to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR), crop yields are being impacted by exposure to surface ozone, atmospheric aerosols, and heat stress.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will continue its role as a regional leader in climate change research thanks in part to an extension in funding that will support UW-Madison as it joins the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA).
Nelson Institute graduate student and University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus, Chris Caldwell has been named the third President of the College of Menominee Nation.
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) scientist Tyler Lark is sharing his research into grassland ecosystems through a variety of publications and presentations.
Understanding the role that venture capitalist investors play in funding climate-tech startups is just one of the goals of a new, two-year research project being led by Nelson Institute affiliate, and La Follette School of …
The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies has named Monica White the Gaylord A. Nelson Distinguished Chair in Integrated Environmental Studies.
For Nelson Institute alumna Carolina Toapanta, the University of Wisconsin-Madison was not only a place of education, but inspiration.
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.
This fall, prospective students can engage with program leaders to learn more about the professional master’s programs offered with the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
Undergraduate student Alayna Lotto began at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2018 with too many interests to choose from.
In April 2021, Nelson Institute Dean Paul Robbins joined a group of biologists, conservationists, and thought leaders in supporting Intended Consequences, a statement, a special issue of Conservation Science and Practice, and framework for confidently tackling the world’s most urgent conservation problems.
The Department of the Interior today announced the location of the newest Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC), the ninth and final CASC in the national network dedicated to providing science to help managers of the country’s fish and wildlife resources adapt to climate change.
Nelson Institute dean, Paul Robbins will be adding thespian to his long list of professional accomplishments as he joins The Seldoms for their new multimedia piece, GRASS.
From combatting fast fashion to preventing food waste, undergraduate student Katie Hayes has put her sustainability certificate and consumer behavior major to work.
Deep in Borneo’s rainforest, among the 10,000 species of plants and a canopy of trees, one might hear the growl of a Clouded leopard, the howl of an orangutan, or the call of the Rhinoceros hornbill.