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OCTOBER 30, 2019
Nelson Institute affiliate Greg Nemet named World Citizen Prize recipient
Nelson Institute affiliate and La Follette School of Public Affairs Professor Greg Nemet has been named the inaugural recipient of the World Citizen Prizes in Environmental Performance.


OCTOBER 29, 2019
Dean Paul Robbins and Nelson Institute alumnus attend WFAA "Fighting Extinction” event
During the Year of the Environment, as the Nelson Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Institute is also proud to celebrate all of the amazing alumni contributing to environmental studies. As a part of this celebration, Nelson Institute Dean Paul Robbins traveled to San Francisco for the "Fighting Extinction” event where UW-Madison alumni from the Bay area came together to discuss how the environmental movement has transformed lives and how the next 50 years may determine the fate of our planet.


OCTOBER 22, 2019
Jonathan Patz elected to National Academy of Medicine
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies faculty member Jonathan Patz, M.D., MPH, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his research into the connections between climate change and human health.


OCTOBER 11, 2019
Nelson Institute Professor helps to lead UW-Madison’s first comprehensive STARS reporting effort
The University of Wisconsin-Madison recently earned a silver rating for its first broad sustainability assessment through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System.


OCTOBER 4, 2019
Nelson Institute Dean, Paul Robbins participates in the annual UW System Sustainability Conference
On Thursday, October 3, Nelson Institute Dean Paul Robbins opened the annual UW System Sustainability conference and introduced keynote speaker, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes.