The Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring, which honors those who provide excellent mentoring to women faculty, has been awarded to Nelson Institute professor Tracey Holloway.
Maintaining clean, sustainable water resources for future generations is a personal and professional goal for Nelson Institute Water Resources Management student Daniel Igirimbabazi, who experienced water scarcity as a child.
The Nelson Institute strives to be an inclusive community working to identify equitable and socially just environmental solutions.
Over the summer of 2021, undergraduate student Alyse Bartol completed a three-week field course with the Wild Rockies Field Institute, a program where students learn about complex social and environmental issues while roughing it outdoors.
Nelson Institute alumna Kayla Wandsnider is taking an environmental approach to urban planning.
Studies indicate that land use change is a driver of zoonotic pathogen spillover, or the transmission of pathogens from wild animals to humans, which can result in pandemics and other human health crises.
In 1939, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield moved to a rundown farm in Richland County, Ohio where his new, sustainable farming methods transformed the land into “the most famous farm in the world,” and changed the future of agriculture.
Explore how a new collaboration is helping to address deforestation and its links to meat and leather supply chains during the Sustainable Success Lecture on February 24, 2022, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. CT.
A Kemper J. Knapp grant has been awarded to Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) and Department of Geography professor Holly Gibbs and PhD student Jules Reynolds to support their work with Wisconsin communities through UniverCity Alliance.
Nelson Institute PhD candidate and Carnivore Coexistence Lab member, Naomi Louchouarn was recently featured on CBC Radio, where she discussed her research into the use of non-lethal wolf management methods on cattle ranches.
Nelson Institute student Eryne Jenkins was recently featured in On Wisconsin Magazine.