Doctoral candidate leads UW2020 project investigating flood risk and vulnerability in Peru
A new report showcases how community perceptions of risk and social vulnerability shape responses to the threat of natural disasters.
Environmental Conservation program helps student to spread his wings
While growing up in San Diego, California Pharaoh Graham begged his parents to take him to the zoo.
Mapping a more equitable future: Nelson EOI student helps create indexes for the City of La Crosse
For Environmental Observation Informatics (EOI) student Charlotte Peters, a career in environmental justice was a goal since she was a child. Now, she is one step closer to that goal.
Back to her roots: graduate student continues her passion for environmental conservation at the Nelson Institute
Finding one passion in life can be challenging enough, but for master of Environmental Conservation student Ashley Gries, one wasn’t enough. As an undergraduate student at Iowa State University, Gries majored in both Environmental Studies …
Nelson Institute alumna fights climate change with data science
Using data for meaningful environmental impact is at the heart of Nelson Institute alumna Lea Shanley’s work.
AOS and CCR professor writes book on the father of modern meteorology
Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather Systems Science, by Jonathan E. Martin, discusses Sutcliffe’s role in developing modern dynamical meteorology.
Dean Robbins selected as 2019-20 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
As a 2019-2020 Phi Beta Kappa Scholar, Nelson Institute Dean Paul Robbins has been sharing his research with undergraduate students across America.
CHE director explores the costs of leisure in Florida
Anna Andrzejewski, director of the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) and Bradshaw Knight Professor of Environmental Humanities, was recently published on PLATFORM, a digital space that supports the exchange of research. …
Hunting and hidden deaths led to estimated 30 percent reduction in Wisconsin’s wolf population
New research into the implications of Wisconsin’s wolf hunt is helping to shed light on how the hunt has impacted the wolf population. Led by Nelson Institute professor and founder of the Carnivore Coexistence Lab …
Calhoun featured on North County Radio
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies affiliate and associate professor of English, Joshua Calhoun was recently featured on North Country Public Radio. In the story entitled, “North Country scholars explore making paper, ink, handwriting in the …