JANUARY 21, 2016
Monona, UW-Madison partner on first 'UniverCity Year' project
A new UW-Madison initiative to help boost urban sustainability in Wisconsin has landed its first partner: the city of Monona. The Dane County community will participate in the inaugural UniverCity Year project, which will mobilize an army of students enrolled in more than a dozen university courses.
JANUARY 12, 2016
Clouds, like blankets, trap heat and are melting the Greenland Ice Sheet
The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second largest ice sheet in the world and it’s melting rapidly, likely driving almost a third of global sea level rise. A new study shows clouds are playing a larger role in that process than scientists previously believed.
JANUARY 6, 2016
Urban Canid Project helps track Madison’s coyotes and prevent conflicts
When a young male coyote on Madison’s west side began acting oddly last month, the Urban Canid Project took to Facebook.
JANUARY 5, 2016
Holloway honored for promoting public dialogue
Tracey Holloway, who leads a research program that uses computer models and satellite data to understand links between air quality, energy and climate, is the winner of a AAAS Public Engagement Fellowship. She is one of 15 chosen for their interest in promoting dialogue between science and society.