FEBRUARY 12, 2020
After "Youth Unstoppable" screening, local youth climate activists discussed the need for urgent climate action
Students, faculty, and community members of all ages showed up for the screening of Youth Unstoppable, a film depicting how youth climate activists around the world are fighting for their futures. After the film, local Youth Climate Action Team leaders Stephanie Salgado, Anne Sophie Brilla, and Max Prestigiacomo participated in a panel discussion where they depicted the desperate need for climate action and radical, institutional change.
FEBRUARY 7, 2020
Governor issues proclamation in honor of the Nelson Institute’s 50th anniversary
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Nelson Institute, Governor Tony Evers has issued a proclamation recognizing February 6, 2020 as the birthday, and official 50th anniversary of the Nelson Institute. To commemorate this occasion, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and the Wisconsin Department of Resources Secretary Preston Cole visited the Nelson Institute to present the proclamation and participate in a question and answer session with Nelson Institute students.
FEBRUARY 3, 2020
Nelson Institute grad student receives campus-wide TA award
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Geography graduate student, Jules Reynolds has been named a Campus-Wide TA Award winner, receiving an Early Excellence in Teaching Award.