NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Zebra mussels invade Lake Mendota
Last fall, students in a UW–Madison undergraduate limnology lab found invasive zebra mussels living in Lake Mendota for the first time. Center for Limnology (CFL) researchers monitoring for the invader continued to see the shelled freshwater mussel only sporadically.
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
NSF grant bolsters Nelson Institute program supporting STEM students with financial need
The Nelson Institute’s Community Environmental Scholars Program was recently awarded nearly $1 million to continue its mission in supporting, educating and graduating students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).