Ashley Cheung’s life has always been intertwined with the environment.
While Jessie Conaway may have earned her PhD in environment and resources, she wants to emphasize that her training in other forms of education has helped her just as much as a formal degree.
Ever the entrepreneur, Ian Gurfield, owner and namesake of the famous Ian’s Pizza in downtown Madison, is always looking for the next big thing.
As the prevalence of solar increases in Wisconsin, there are more frequent questions about how agriculture and local communities are affected by solar arrays.
The effects of climate change are posing new challenges to cities, businesses, and even universities.
The UW–Madison campus is a place driven by change.
What if we could predict when climate disasters were going to strike, and how they affect the surrounding areas?
Large predator sightings often create a buzz in cities, towns, and between neighbors.
Wendy Red Star decolonizes the museum with humor and play.
The Great Lakes Civilian Conservation Corps works to preserve the shorelines of Wisconsin’s coastal counties.
Students experienced field and classroom learning focused on human relationships with land, water, wildlife, forests and plants.
“When I say Jordahl, you say lecture!” Baratunde Thurston began, followed by the chants of the crowd.
The sun sets over Lake Mendota as a buzz of chatter can be heard from Nelson Institute faculty, alumni, and students attending the 2023 Rendezvous on the Terrace celebration.
“What is this place?” Anna Andrzejewski asked herself. Surrounded by palm trees, bright colors, sprawling suburbia, and the occasional alligator, she couldn’t make sense of the strange cultural landscape of South Florida when she visited nearly 20 years ago.
Some Wisconsinites may embark on annual fishing trips, but Jesse Weber’s fishing excursions look a little bit different.
It promises to be an exciting year ahead for the Center for Ecology and the Environment (CEE).
When Sam Helle was growing up in the middle of Milwaukee, she didn’t expect to someday be a conservation biologist surveying tiger populations in the foothills of the Himalayas.
During the Spring 2023 semester, 13 Nelson Institute undergraduates took to the trails, streets, and sidewalks of the UW–Madison campus with a mission: to create an audio-based walking tour focused on the stories of environmental activism on campus.
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.
Hello, property owner! Do you have unsightly ditches ruining your curb appeal?
Across higher education, offices of sustainability show “optimism at the end of the world.”
Steve Vavrus, director of the State Climatology Office, looks back on how Wisconsin’s climate has changed since the 2011 WICCI assessment report.
Andrea Dutton stumbled upon the field of geoscience by complete accident.
Lend Nelson Institute PhD student Colleen Henegan your ear and she’ll tell you all about her time in Zambia, a landlocked country in the south of Africa.
What do you get when you combine the immediacy of the climate crisis with the nuances of public policymaking?