Although the Nelson Institute is housed within Science Hall at 550 North Park Street, our faculty, students, and alumni are sharing our mission and conducting research internationally.
Science Hall is a building that bares its soul, says Daniel Einstein, historic and cultural resources manager at UW–Madison and graduate of the Nelson Institute.
Chris Kucharik is an expert in both atmospheric sciences and land management and ecology.
It’s 61 degrees — a warm 61 — with mostly sunny skies save for a haze brought down by the Canadian wildfires.
For students in Environmental Studies 922: Historical and Cultural Methods in Environmental Research, research doesn’t take place in a lab or a library.
When Martha Goodell sat down in Science Hall for her first class as a Nelson Institute graduate student, she did as any new student would do — chatted with the person sitting next to her.
In spring 2023, Nelson Institute faculty member Holly Gibbs and Seth Spawn-Lee, a UW–Madison graduate research assistant and member of the Gibbs Land Use and Environment Lab, worked on a team that published a paper featured in Nature Food.
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.
After its initial assessment report, the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts looks to the future.
Christian Andresen will measure the impact of climate change on carbon emissions from Arctic wetlands.
UniverCity Year projects propel Wisconsin Rapids toward public arts culture.