MARCH 27, 2017
Champion of citizen science and international expert in energy efficiency honored with Nelson Institute alumni awards
A geospatial data scientist with a passion for mobilizing public participation in science and an international expert in energy efficiency have been named recipients of the Nelson Institute’s alumni awards.

MARCH 21, 2017
Yellow fever killing thousands of monkeys in Brazil
In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence.

MARCH 16, 2017
Middlecamp receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Cathy Middlecamp, a professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, is one of 12 UW-Madison faculty members chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators. Middlecamp will be honored with the Emil Steiger Teaching Award.

MARCH 14, 2017
Study quantifies role of ‘legacy phosphorus’ in reduced water quality
A new study reveals that a "legacy” of abundant soil phosphorus in the Yahara watershed of Southern Wisconsin has a large, direct and long-lasting impact on water quality.

MARCH 1, 2017
New industry partnership honors student energy research
Four students in the Nelson Institute’s Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP) graduate certificate program are the inaugural recipients of awards aimed at stimulating research and debate among students around important issues in the energy sector.