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.
Nova Tebbe, a PhD student in the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, exemplifies the interdisciplinary research of the Nelson Institute.
Determined to remove a log from a large pile, several Nelson Institute water resources management students attempted to pull on a system of connected several ropes by leveraging their bodyweight backwards across a field at Badger Farms in Deerfield.
Nearly 5,000 Nelson Institute alumni work in government, business, and nonprofit organizations, applying their knowledge and skills to make the world a better and more sustainable place.
It has been a great year for the Center for Ecology and the Environment (CEE)!
The Odyssey Project is a unique program at UW–Madison that invites adult students with economic barriers to higher education to take humanities courses on campus.
After its initial assessment report, the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts looks to the future.
CALS scientists look to ruminant grazing as a potential method for nonnative shrub control in oak woodlands.
Changing seasons are impacting tourism and outdoor recreation in Wisconsin.
Survey research shows how local food markets promote communication that builds civic engagement.
The Nelson Institute is thrilled to announce its newest faculty member: Tim Portlock, who will join the UW–Madison community in the Fall 2023 semester.
Congratulations to Nelson Institute alumnus Dylan Bizhikiins Jennings, who was recently appointed to the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board by Governor Tony Evers.
For 40 million Americans, the Colorado River is a life source.
Christian Andresen will measure the impact of climate change on carbon emissions from Arctic wetlands.
What happens to you when you’re stressed? Do your eating habits change? Maybe you exercise less, or maybe you avoid being around your friends and family. The same goes for cattle.
Nearly one million species — one-eighth of all life on Earth — are threatened with near immediate extinction, and science suggests this is the beginning of a larger trend.
From the age of three, Nelson Institute environment and resources PhD student Gabi Fleury wanted to travel to Africa and be a conservationist.
The Weston Roundtable lecture series is all about the science, technology, and policy of environmental sustainability.