Exploring the Intersection Between Storytelling and Science: From the Office of Sustainability to the Milwaukee Water Commons

By Chandler Wells In our “Where Are They Now?” series, current student interns interview former interns about their experience at the Office of Sustainability, particularly how that experience has helped them since graduation. In the …

15 Ways Students Can Get Involved with UW–Madison’s New Sustainability Goals

In February 2024, Chancellor Mnookin announced a groundbreaking commitment to sustainability. Mnookin laid out five goals across fields of sustainability that will guide UW–Madison over the next two decades: achieve net-zero emissions by 2048, create …

Embracing the Career Squiggle: From Environmental Sciences at UW–Madison to Environmental Specialist at Alliant Energy

In our “Where Are They Now?” series, current student interns interview former students about their experience at the Office of Sustainability (OS), particularly how that experience has helped them since graduation. In the following entry, …

In Case You Missed It: Amplifying Queer Voices in Agriculture

Redefining Farming Through Inclusion and Resilience On March 14, 2024, the Office of Sustainability’s Social Sustainability Coalition hosted “Rooted in Inclusion: Queer Narratives in Farming,” which aimed to amplify the voices of those traditionally excluded …

Candid Moments: Snapshots from the Office of Sustainability Intern Program

Applications are now open for the Office of Sustainability’s internship program. If you’re intrigued by the experiences highlighted in this photo essay, consider applying for the Student Intern Program by February 13, 2024. All UW–Madison …

Land Acknowledgements and Environmental Access: Recapping the Social Sustainability Coalition’s fall events

The Social Sustainability Coalition (SSC), composed of interns within the Office of Sustainability, saw a successful fall semester, hosting both the “Perspectives on Indigenous Land Acknowledgements” panel discussion and the “Access to the Environment” informational …