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APRIL 30, 2020
Nelson Institute affiliate professor elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Nelson Institute affiliate professor Lisa Naughton is one of six University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


APRIL 24, 2020
Municipal Building exhibition celebrates Nelson's 50th anniversary, artists find diverse expressions of nature
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of both Earth Day and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the Madison Municipal Building will be housing a collection of art inspired by the natural environment through the end of 2020. Presented by the Madison Arts Commission, the 2020 Municipal Building Exhibition Art & Nature: The Year of the Environment includes works from 20 local artists specifically chosen for the exhibition, as well as artists from the building’s permanent collection.


APRIL 22, 2020
Happy 50th anniversary of Earth Day!
In recognition of this momentous occasion, the Nelson Institute looks to carry on the rich Wisconsin tradition of environmental education by sharing the following resources and information with you in hopes that you will join us in celebrating this very special anniversary. Read More.