“When I say Jordahl, you say lecture!” Baratunde Thurston began, followed by the chants of the crowd.
The sun sets over Lake Mendota as a buzz of chatter can be heard from Nelson Institute faculty, alumni, and students attending the 2023 Rendezvous on the Terrace celebration.
“What is this place?” Anna Andrzejewski asked herself. Surrounded by palm trees, bright colors, sprawling suburbia, and the occasional alligator, she couldn’t make sense of the strange cultural landscape of South Florida when she visited nearly 20 years ago.
Some Wisconsinites may embark on annual fishing trips, but Jesse Weber’s fishing excursions look a little bit different.
It promises to be an exciting year ahead for the Center for Ecology and the Environment (CEE).
When Sam Helle was growing up in the middle of Milwaukee, she didn’t expect to someday be a conservation biologist surveying tiger populations in the foothills of the Himalayas.
During the Spring 2023 semester, 13 Nelson Institute undergraduates took to the trails, streets, and sidewalks of the UW–Madison campus with a mission: to create an audio-based walking tour focused on the stories of environmental activism on campus.
Across higher education, offices of sustainability show “optimism at the end of the world.”
Steve Vavrus, director of the State Climatology Office, looks back on how Wisconsin’s climate has changed since the 2011 WICCI assessment report.