MAY 1, 2015
Gade and Gibbs recognized as Honored Instructors
Anna Gade, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the Nelson Institute, and Holly Gibbs, an assistant professor of geography and environmental studies, were recognized as Honored Instructors in the Spring 2015 Honored Instructors Program of University Housing Academic Initiatives.

MAY 1, 2015
Move-out reuse/recycling program receives campus honor
Environmental Studies Professor Cathy Middlecamp is part of a team honored with a UW-Madison Administrative Improvement Award for collaborative work on the UW Housing Move-Out Reuse/Recycling Program. The eight-member team represents the Nelson Institute; University Housing; Physical Plant, Waste & Recycling; Physical Plant, Campus Services; the Office of Sustainability; and WE CONSERVE.

MAY 1, 2015
Students named Teaching Academy Future Faculty Partners
Tom Bryan and Chaoyi Chang, graduate students in the Nelson Institute Environment and Resources program, were inducted as new Future Faculty Partners in the UW-Madison Teaching Academy at the Academy’s annual induction ceremony April 30.

MARCH 25, 2015
Karambelas to study at International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria
Alex Karambelas, an Environment and Resources doctoral student, completed her qualifying exams in the program in March, producing a 57-page analysis of air pollution science and policy from Wisconsin to Utah to Tehran to India.

JANUARY 16, 2015
Nelson Institute faculty, student receive 2015 Sustainability Innovation in Research and Education awards
Nelson Institute faculty and a graduate student are the recipients of 2015 Sustainability Innovation in Research and Education (SIRE) awards from the UW-Madison Office of Sustainability, it was announced this week.

JANUARY 15, 2015
Burke receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award
Kevin Burke, a Nelson Institute master’s candidate in Environment and Resources, has been awarded an Outstanding Student Paper Award in the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology category for the poster he presented at the American Geophysical Union 2014 fall meeting, held in December in San Francisco.

DECEMBER 17, 2014
Keller named associate dean of Division of International Studies
Richard C. Keller, professor in the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has been named as associate dean of the UW–Madison Division of International Studies by Vice Provost and Dean Guido Podestá.

MAY 2, 2014
Four awarded Holstrom environmental scholarships
Four UW-Madison students have been awarded a Holstrom Environmental Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. This campus-wide scholarship provides support to undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW-Madison faculty or staff.

APRIL 25, 2014
City's mysterious fate linked to flood
The mysterious abandonment of one of North America's first big cities may be linked to a massive Mississippi River flood 1,800 years ago, a new study finds.

APRIL 8, 2014
Mathews accepts dean post at University of Vermont
Nancy Mathews, a professor of environmental studies at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, on Monday was named dean of the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She will start her new post July 1.

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