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OCTOBER 4, 2011
Liu elected fellow of American Meteorological Society
Zhengyu Liu, UW-Madison professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences and environmental studies, has been elected a fellow of the American Meteorological Society.


AUGUST 16, 2011
Wildlife Health Event Reporter website spotlighted at international conference
Wildlife Disease Information Node project manager Josh Dein will present about the web-based Wildlife Health Event Reporter this week at the 60th annual international conference of the Wildlife Disease Association in Quebec, Canada.


AUGUST 5, 2011
Student finds Badger connections in China
Steven Olikara, an environmental studies and political science major from Brookfield, Wis., has been traveling in China this summer, exploring Wisconsin connections and interests.


JULY 22, 2011
Notaro named associate director of Center for Climatic Research
Michael Notaro has been named the associate director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR). Notaro is an associate scientist in CCR and has been with the center since 2002.


JULY 20, 2011
WRM students to host public meeting on groundwater recycling
Water Resources Management graduate students will present conceptual designs for a groundwater recycling project in the Nine Springs wetland on July 26 at the Fitchburg Public Library.


MAY 27, 2011
Farley Center is innovative training ground for farming
A unique Madison-area farm incubator program run by Nelson Institute alumna Janet Parker (M.S.'02) is profiled in an article in today's (May 27) Wisconsin State Journal.


MAY 4, 2011
Celebration of undergraduate education in environmental studies
On May 2, Nelson Institute students, faculty, staff, staff emeriti and other special guests gathered for a celebratory reception in honor of the new undergraduate major in environmental studies.


MARCH 31, 2011
Wildlife Health Event Reporter demonstrated at April 2 Science Expeditions
The Wildlife Health Event Reporter, a citizen science application, will be demonstrated at the upcoming UW-Madison 2011 Science Expeditions event at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on Saturday, April 2.


MARCH 22, 2011
Cronon op-ed featured in New York Times
In a New York Times op-ed published March 22, William Cronon describes Wisconsin's current political battle over budget priorities, collective bargaining and other volatile issues as a break from the state's traditions in both substance and tone.


MARCH 21, 2011
Tales from Planet Earth at the Wisconsin Film Festival
The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Center for Culture, History, and Environment and Tales from Planet Earth proudly present six films at the 13th annual Wisconsin Film Festival, March 30-April 3, in downtown Madison.


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