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APRIL 19, 2012
Three students awarded Reid Bryson Scholarships
Three University of Wisconsin-Madison students have been awarded a Reid Bryson Scholarship for 2012 from the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research.


APRIL 4, 2012
"Slow Violence" by Rob Nixon receives two prestigious awards
Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor by Rob Nixon, UW-Madison professor of English and environmental studies, has recently received two prominent book awards.


MARCH 16, 2012
Transportation engineer named to World Road Association committee
The World Road Association recently named University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Teresa M. Adams to its Freight Transport Committee.


DECEMBER 16, 2011
Baron named president-elect of Ecological Society of America
U.S. Geological Survey research ecologist Jill Baron, who earned a master's degree in land resources from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in 1979, has been named President-Elect of the Ecological Society of America.


DECEMBER 13, 2011
Candidates sought for environmental justice faculty position
The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UW-Madison are seeking applicants for a new tenure-track assistant professor position in environmental justice.


DECEMBER 8, 2011
Zedler appointed associate director for research and education
University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of environmental studies Paul Zedler has been named associate director for research and education at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.


NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Marotz recognized for exceptional service to students
Tristin Marotz, the Nelson Institute's undergraduate student services coordinator, has been selected to receive the Dr. Brenda Pfaehler Award of Excellence by the Center for Educational Opportunity in the UW-Madison School of Education.


NOVEMBER 23, 2011
Lim awarded scholarship for tiger conservation research
Anya Lim, a Ph.D. candidate in the Nelson Institute Environment and Resources program, has been awarded a fellowship from the Kaplan Graduate Awards Program in support of her research mitigating human-carnivore conflict in the Nam-Et Phou Louey National Protected Area in Laos.


OCTOBER 21, 2011
RFP seeks new course proposals by Nov. 1
The Nelson Institute has funding available for the development of a Community Environmental Scholars capstone course and Charlotte Zieve teaching assistant.


OCTOBER 17, 2011
Global fishery expert wins prestigious fellowship
Peter McIntyre, an assistant professor of zoology and environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has won an $850,000, five-year Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.


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