Making copies, sorting files, delivering documents. These are tasks one might associate with your standard internship, but they’re nowhere to be found in the lineup of duties for students participating in UW–Madison’s Corporate Sustainability Internship Program.
Nelson Institute environment and resources PhD student Sophia Winkler-Schor has spent most of her life fascinated with both the environment and Latin America.
As a kid, Francisco Santiago-Ávila had a plan to become a priest.
Being out in nature and working with the land is within graduate student Jesse Eddinger’s genes.
Nova Tebbe, a PhD student in the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, exemplifies the interdisciplinary research of the Nelson Institute.
From the age of three, Nelson Institute environment and resources PhD student Gabi Fleury wanted to travel to Africa and be a conservationist.
As a recent runner-up for the Center for Climatic Research’s Reid Bryson Scholarship poster session, undergraduate senior Sean Bertalot never expected such a distinction just a few short years ago.
Imagine biking 50 miles up a mountain carrying nearly 100 pounds of gear with only peanut butter, tortillas, and applesauce to keep you going.
Traveling from the opposite side of the world, Sumaiya Firoze came to the Nelson Institute determined to grow her conservation knowledge and skills to help her home country of Bangladesh.
“Madison in the summer is beautiful,” says undergraduate Kendi Aaron. “That’s the one thing I will die on a hill for.”
Graduate student Grace Cheptoo moved across the world to begin the Environmental Observation Informatics program at the Nelson Institute in May of 2021.
Rudradutt Thaker, research assistant with Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research (CCR) and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, has been awarded a fellowship through the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Graduate Visitor Program.
Nelson Institute faculty and students are part of the University of Wisconsin–Madison team Earth RepAIR and among the top 60 groups, and one of only 21 teams focusing on direct air capture, in the XPRIZE competition, a $100 million global challenge funded by Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation.
Nelson Institute students and researchers participated in a global study investigating the impact of urbanization on biological evolution.
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 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.
While growing up in San Diego, California Pharaoh Graham begged his parents to take him to the zoo.
The Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) is proud to announce that two students have been awarded postdoctoral positions. Cameron Batchelor, a PhD student in the Department of Geoscience, under the advisement of assistant …
The spring 2020 University of Wisconsin-Madison Planetary Health Scholars, which include Nelson Institute and Cultural Anthropology graduate student Pearly Wong, recently completed five-minute, virtual mini lectures describing their projects and their goals. Each video is …