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Professor honored for green chemistry research

Oct 20, 2014 | Shannon Stahl MADISON – University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry Professor Shannon Stahl is one of five scientists nationwide to receive a Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognition of his research on using oxygen from the air in chemical reactions.

Climate change alters cast of winter birds

Over the past two decades, the resident communities of birds that attend eastern North America’s backyard bird feeders in winter have quietly been remade, most likely as a result of a warming climate.

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Weston Roundtable Series

Cyberinfrastructure solutions may be the future to problem-solving in the field of environmental studies. Join Qunying Huang Thursday, October 23 to learn about new environmental computing strategies.

Badger Bioneers Conference 2014: Disruption

Disruption shifts our sustainability mantra from “do less bad” to “do differently.” Join the Badger Bioneers Nov. 18, 2014 to find disruptive ways to create transformative, sustainable change.

 

What you can do

Donate Used Clothes and Shoes

Clothing items that are gently used can be donated for reuse at Rethreads on State Street or put in the clothing bin by the front door of Helen C. White Library or on the second floor of the Education building. Other alternatives include St. Vincent de Paul or Goodwill collection sites or donated at USAgain bins around the city.

Used athletic shoes can be donated inside the Natatorium or SERF to be recycled. Just ask at the front desk.

For more information, visit our Recycling Guide

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