“The implications are enormous”: graduate student’s innovative climate research could change building design

When she was young, Gesangyangji would stare at the peaks on the mountains surrounding Lhasa, her birthplace in the Tibetan Plateau. They were covered in snow. But as she grew up she noticed the snow …

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 …

Teaching Fellow Teachers About UW’s “Living Model for Sustainability”

“The University of Wisconsin–Madison will be a living model for sustainability, exemplifying values and actions that demonstrate our commitment to stewardship of resources, respect for place and the health and well-being of the broader community, …

Instructors Promote Inclusive Sustainability Education at National Conference

For the past six years, UW-Madison doctoral students Tom Bryan and Tim Lindstrom have designed hands-on activities that use the campus as a “living laboratory” for sustainability. Bryan brings a rich research background in food …