As a journalist in Northeastern Wisconsin, Nelson Institute alumnus Jackson Parr often found himself writing about flooding and water quality issues.
Toward the end of their five-year contract period, all UW–Madison deans undergo a comprehensive review to assess their academic and administrative leadership and performance.
Nelson institute graduate student Raj Grewal looks to advocate for fair water management practices through law and policy as the ‘triple badger’ completes the dual-degree program through the Nelson Institute.
Nelson Institute Dean, Paul Robbins’ research on lawns was featured in a recently published BBC article, “Why Lawns May Have Had Their Day.”
A day-long conference, “Common Places: Keywords for a More Than Human World,” on April 30 will honor Professor Emeritus William Cronon, who held the position of Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison before his recent retirement.
White’s research focuses on Black, Indigenous and Latinx community-based food systems that provide food security, sovereignty, and social solidarity.
Michael Notaro, interim director and senior scientist with the Center for Climatic Research was recently highlighted in an article in the Beloit Daily News where he shared information about an NSF grant that is supporting development of a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) camp for autistic students.
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 Environment and Resources alumna Clare Bassi led a new study, which was published recently in the Journal of Cleaner Production, as a master’s student.
The Nelson Institute Issue Brief summarizes and conveys up-to-date scholarship from across the UW-Madison campus on key issues of environmental concern.
Associate Professor, English, and Center for History and the Environment faculty associate, Joshua Calhoun, is among only a dozen faculty members across campus selected to receive a Distinguished Teaching Award.
Nelson Institute affiliate and Department of Geoscience Professor Andrea Dutton recently participated in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy roundtable on climate action.
Nelson Institute Environment and Resources (E&R) PhD student Audrey Stanton has written a guest column “Tips for Grads: Making every day Earth Day” for the GradConnections Weekly, the graduate student newsletter.
For alumni Binks and Judy Colby-George, the Nelson Institute is where it all began.
The editorial board at Edge Effects is celebrating a major milestone during spring semester 2022.
A new course through the University of Wisconsin–Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is teaching students to build a path towards resiliency and wellbeing in the face of climate change and eco-anxiety.
Explore the inextricable link between life and water during the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Earth Day learning event, Water on the Rise.
For decades, scientists have watched as the sea ice cover around Antarctica slowly grows over several months each year, and then mysteriously disappears at a rapid rate.
Nelson Institute Environment and Resources (E&R) PhD student Thomas Leffler has been selected as a Planetary Health Campus Ambassador with the Planetary Health Alliance.
Understanding and improving the mitigation and management of pathogens shared among wildlife, livestock, and humans, is the inspiration for Nelson Institute affiliate Wendy Turner’s research.
Wisconsin Sea Grant recently announced that two Nelson Institute affiliate research projects have been selected to receive funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Assumptions and gaps in population and reproduction data could lead to near local extinction for Wisconsin gray wolves according to a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers.
Nelson Institute affiliate and La Follette School of Public Affairs Professor Greg Nemet and Nelson Institute affiliate and Professor, Jonathan Patz are featured in a Wisconsin Public Radio story discussing the future of energy.
Nelson Institute graduate student Vaishnavi Tripuraneni has been awarded a University of Wisconsin–Madison Teaching Assistant (TA) Award for Exceptional Service.
Implementing strategic ways that universities can promote sustainable education, action, and social justice is a primary goal for Nelson Institute alumnus, Reynaldo Morales.