News Meet Wisconsin’s New Assistant State ClimatologistBridgette Mason has been named the new assistant state climatologist for the Wisconsin State Climatology Office (SCO).February 26, 2024Introducing the Nelson AmbassadorsSince it first opened to students in 2011, the Nelson Institute’s environmental studies undergraduate major has seen rapid growth — after just one year, the number of declared students nearly doubled.February 19, 2024New Graduate Research Award Supports Socio-Ecological ResearchWhen it comes to the field of socio-ecology, Nelson Institute graduate Steven Lawry has written the book (or, at least, one of them).February 14, 2024Center for the Ecology and the Environment: Aldo Leopold Graduate Research AwardThe center is offering two awards of $5,000 each to help support field research, travel-related expenses related to research, conference attendance, or other direct research costs.February 12, 2024Extra! Extra!How Much Can Forests Fight Climate Change? A Sensor in Space Has Answers. New York Times, December 8, 2023 Quoted: Lisa Naughton, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Center for Ecology and the Environment, …February 12, 2024An Interdisciplinary EducationThe world is Hailey Kuhn’s oyster — and she knows it.February 9, 2024Building a Sustainable CommunityImagine a community where people work together to preserve natural resources, protect their watershed, and learn about the importance of conservation.February 9, 2024Geospatial Skills in a Complex WorldGeospatial skills transcend traditional professional boundaries. They can be applied to solving humanitarian challenges as they can to solving biodiversity challenges.January 17, 2024Badgers, Start Your ResumesApplications for the coveted Corporate Sustainability Internship open on February 1.January 12, 2024Creating a More Sustainable and Equitable Food SystemValerie Stull takes a holistic view of food systems investigating how to change them for the betterment of the planet and communities.January 10, 2024View all news More Media Inquiries (608) 263-3063 communications@nelson. wisc.edu Nelson Institute on Social Media Facebook More Instagram More LinkedIn More Twitter More YouTube More Join Our Mailing List Subscribe to Nelson Institute emails to learn about the latest news and events.