Tag Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Degree program uses satellite, drone technologies to solve environmental problems

July 18, 2017

Students will learn skills that can be applied to conducting wildlife surveys, mapping floodwaters, monitoring environmental conditions, and many other applications.

Study measures air pollution increase attributable to air conditioning

May 3, 2017

The study shows the electricity production associated with air conditioning causes emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxide to increase by hundreds to thousands of metric tons.

Two from UW–Madison among 2017 Carnegie Fellows

April 26, 2017

Gregg Mitman and Greg Nemet are among 35 distinguished scholars, journalists and authors chosen this year. The fellows program boosts scholars in the social sciences and humanities as they research challenges to democracy and international order.

Three deans reappointed after 5-year reviews

March 16, 2017

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins, School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden, and School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.

Review process begins for 2 deans, 1 director

October 4, 2016

This fall, reviews are underway for Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins; School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim; and School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden.

Holloway named inaugural fellow of AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute

September 9, 2015

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named Tracey Holloway, a professor of environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, an inaugural Public Engagement Fellow of the Alan I. Leshner Leadership Institute for Public Engagement with Science for 2016-17.

Steven Rinella of TV’s ‘MeatEater’ to make UW appearance

March 26, 2015

Steven Rinella, award-winning author and host of the hit TV show “MeatEater,” will give a talk the evening of April 14 to discuss his outdoor adventures and his life as a modern day hunter-gatherer.