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.
WRM student Daniel Igirimbabazi aspires to create solutions to the world’s water resource challenges
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.
Board of Visitors member Ashley Lee works to expand environmental justice opportunities
The Nelson Institute strives to be an inclusive community working to identify equitable and socially just environmental solutions.
Nelson Institute undergraduate student documents Wild Rockies field course
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.
WRM alumna coordinates flood resilience and mitigation efforts in Green Bay watershed
Nelson Institute alumna Kayla Wandsnider is taking an environmental approach to urban planning.
Nelson Institute affiliate Jonathan Patz contributes to paper on landscape immunity and human health
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.
Nelson Institute graduate student Anneliese Abbott writes book on the history of sustainable farming and what we can learn from the past
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.
The Pathway Forward: How companies, NGOs, and scientists are collaborating to help save the Amazon
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.
Nelson Institute’s Holly Gibbs receives award to expand community-engaged scholarship involving geography and the environment
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 Naomi Louchouarn featured on CBC Radio
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.
Scholarship opportunities shape college experience for Eryne Jenkins
Nelson Institute student Eryne Jenkins was recently featured in On Wisconsin Magazine.