Director of Sustainability Education and Research Receives Prestigious Chemical Education Award

Professor Cathy Middlecamp, who serves as Director of Sustainability Education and Research for the Office of Sustainability, accepted the George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education from the American Chemical Society (ACS) at its national …

Student Intern Column: Get Your Gears Turning About the Circular Economy

Jackson Webster is a junior studying Environmental Science with certificates in Computer Science and Engineering for Energy Sustainability. He began his internship with the Office of Sustainability in the summer of 2018 as a member …

Office of Sustainability Welcomes Several New Staff Members and Student Employees

Over the past nine months, the Office of Sustainability (OS) has hired several new staff members and student employees to work on a variety of sustainability initiatives and programming at UW-Madison. Learn more about these …

A Lake Runs Through It: How the Charter Street Heating & Cooling Plant Helps UW-Madison Stay Comfortable Year-Round

At UW-Madison, heating and cooling is all about water. Libraries, offices, dorms, dining halls, hospitals, and other campus locations must be kept warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Meanwhile, sensitive spaces like …

Intern Column: Showing Love for Both Planet and People on Valentine’s Day

Carolyn Hamburg is a senior studying Political Science and Environmental Studies with a certificate in Educational Policy Studies. Carolyn is passionate about all aspects of sustainability, but particularly the intersection between people and the environment. …