Sewing a sustainable future: Nelson undergrad hopes to pave way for an environmentally friendly fashion industry
Helping to create a more sustainable fashion industry is a goal of Nelson Institute undergraduate student Grace Klein.
Nelson Institute announces the Sandi and Dan Heim Environmental Studies Scholarship
The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is honored to announce the newly established Sandi and Dan Heim Environmental Studies Scholarship, an estate gift that will annually support one future undergraduate Environmental Studies student.
Capstone course contributes to the Kampala Clean Air Action Plan and the National Environment (Air Quality and Standards) Regulations in Uganda
A Nelson Institute student-led project investigating air quality in the capital city of Kampala, Uganda is receiving high-level national attention and is contributing to the first Kampala Clean Air Action Plan and the National Environment Air Quality Standards and Regulations.
Finding his passion and getting involved, ES major shares his undergraduate experience
Beginning college without knowing what to major in is a challenge many students face, including undergraduate Nelson Institute student, Isaac Eskind.
“Linking knowledge to action:” the motto for EOI alumna while completing her MS degree
“Linking knowledge to action.” This is the phrase Environmental Observation and Informatics (EOI) graduate Grace Stonecipher says is the embodiment of her time at the Nelson Institute.
Guardian of the Gulf; Nelson student to expand coastal water cleanup initiative to the Great Lakes
From the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes, Nelson Institute student Lisa Scobel is working to keep waterways free of plastic pollution.
Kucharik shares insight into the future impact of droughts
As much of Wisconsin experiences abnormally dry conditions this year, Department of Agronomy Chair and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) affiliate, Chris Kucharik is sharing his expertise and perspective in the Wisconsin Public Radio and Country Today article, “Experts warn drought conditions sign of what's to come”.
CCR leaders awarded Department of Energy funding to study connection between aerosols and historical climate variability
Leaders from the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) will begin investigating the role of clouds and aerosols (small particles in the atmosphere, such as sulfate or dust) in historical climate variability thanks to support from the Department of Energy.
HAQAST unveils video at NASA conference
On August 12, Nelson Institute professor and lead for the NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team (HAQAST), Tracey Holloway will be sharing her work at a NASA conference. Holloway will begin her talk …
Vijay Limaye named a Rising Star Alumni Award recipient
Making the climate crisis more tangible, relatable, and local is an urgent goal for Nelson Institute alumnus, Vijay Limaye.
Linda Vakunta named a Rising Star Alumni Award recipient
From the heartland of the United States to the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, Nelson Institute alumna Linda Vakunta is leading efforts to improve environmental education and prepare the next generation of leaders.
Jessica Price named a Rising Star Alumni Award recipient
As cities move to increase renewable energy usage and sustainability, Nelson Institute alumna and Rising Star Alumni Award winner Jessica Price is leading the way.
Dan York named a Distinguished Alumni Award recipient
With more than 30 years of experience researching, analyzing, and implementing energy efficiency policies and programs, Nelson Institute Distinguished Alumni Award winner Dan York has seen the industry rapidly change and grow.
Patz discusses air quality and climate change on Wisconsin Public Radio
On August 9, Nelson Institute professor and director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jonathan Patz was featured in the story “Wildfires Degrading Air Quality in Wisconsin are Driven by Climate …