MAY 1, 2012
John Francis to receive Multicultural Student Center McDowell Alumni Achievement Award
John Francis, visiting associate professor of environmental studies, will receive the McDowell Alumni Achievement Award from the UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center at the Multicultural Leadership Awards and Graduation Celebration May 7.
MAY 1, 2012
Environmental studies students honored as Phi Beta Kappa inductees
Nine undergraduate environmental studies students have been inducted into the UW-Madison chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society.
APRIL 25, 2012
Stephanie Tai awarded Worldwide Universities Network grant
Stephanie Tai, a professor in the University of Wisconsin Law School and Nelson Institute faculty affiliate, has been awarded a $5,000 Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Seed Grant, funded through the Division of International Studies, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and the Graduate School.
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.