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AUGUST 29, 2019
Nelson Institute alumna shares her road from major to career
Sarah Rueth, a 2010 Nelson Institute alumna, originally came to UW- Madison to pursue a graduate degree in Environment and Resources and achieve her dream of working for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) While participating in a research project, Rueth discovered that she wanted to expand her career goals into criminal justice. However, she still credits the Nelson Institute for instilling her values of community and diversity and allowing her to explore her interests in criminology while continuing to take classes for her degree.


AUGUST 15, 2019
Nelson Institute announces the winners of the 2019 Alumni Awards
Nelson Institute Announces the Winners of the Rising Star and Distinguished Alumni Awards


AUGUST 13, 2019
New review details the direct human health risks of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide exposure
A recent review out of the University of Wisconsin—Madison suggests that the increasing elevations in carbon dioxide may pose direct risks for human health.


AUGUST 1, 2019
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology elects Nelson Institute visiting professor to its board
Nelson Institute visiting professor, Eduardo Santana Castellón has been elected to the Governing Board of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. The lab, which was founded in 1915, was the first institution created in the Western Hemisphere for the study of birds.