JUNE 1, 2018
WRM grad brings lifelong passion to Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship
Water Resources Management graduate, Jack Cotrone is kickstarting his professional career in water with a 2018-19 Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship. This one-year position based in Ann Arbor, Mich., is administered by the Great Lakes Commission in consultation with the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network and the National Sea Grant Office.
MAY 30, 2018
NASA Health and Air Quality Team brings research ‘down to Earth’
Tracey Holloway, Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, looks beyond the skies by using NASA satellites to see the global picture of air quality issues from space.
MAY 29, 2018
Nelson Institute alumna selected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners
Nelson Institute Alumna Mary Ann Heidemann, PhD was officially inducted into the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows at the National Planning Conference in New Orleans.
MAY 15, 2018
Re-thinking sustainability: Same certificate, new curriculum
Streamlining the sustainability curriculum to better reflect the individual aspects of sustainability, how they interconnect and how these ideas integrate into local communities.
APRIL 30, 2018
Thinking about the future of Wisconsin’s water
From the Great Lakes Basin to the Mississippi River, water has undeniably played a role in shaping Wisconsin’s history, but the future of Wisconsin’s water is becoming less clear. United by a shared concern for water quality, citizens, researchers and media professionals from across the state came together April 26, 2018 at the Pyle Center in Madison for the Wisconsin Water Future workshop.
APRIL 27, 2018
The satellite view of our changing planet
Spread across a desk, a sequence of satellite imagery photos lie in neat rows across a desk. Mutlu Özdoğan carefully takes a photo and brings it to eye level for a closer inspection.
APRIL 13, 2018
"Hidden Gems”: Nelson Professor Seeks International Recognition for Local Wetlands
Wetlands hold a special place in Joy Zedler’s heart, especially the Waubesa Wetlands
APRIL 2, 2018
Great outdoors inspires summer course line-up
As UW-Madison students anxiously await registration for their summer courses, the Nelson Institute has announced their lineup for anyone interested in courses that are a little different.
MARCH 21, 2018
Pfeiffer receives 2018 ESA Graduate Student Policy Award
Vera Pfeiffer, a doctoral candidate in the Nelson Institute's Environment and Resources program, is among ten recipients awarded the Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA).
MARCH 1, 2018
Science with a Passion; Life and Death on a Remote Pacific Reef
Citizens, scientists and climate-curious individuals arrived in crowds to hear Dr. Kim Cobb deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Climate Change Symposium on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The annual event hosted by the Nelson Institute poses the question of how global climate change will affect the ways in which we live and interact with the world.