A class effort to study the waste stream at Union South illustrates how a lot of student research done on campus has immediate, real-world value.
Health Links, a student-designed smartphone app, helps connect low-income Madisonians with critical community resources such as food pantries, shelters, and health centers.
The Green Office program gives offices of any size the knowledge and resources to become more sustainable, both economically and environmentally. By becoming certified through the program, an office signifies that they have made a …
UW–Madison senior Maria Castillo received the Conservation and Sustainability Award at the Bucky’s Award Ceremony Sunday evening. The ceremony is a recognition event hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Student Leadership Program. The Conservation and …
Seven student projects will address a range of community needs, including household energy solutions, mass incarceration, fresh produce access, sexual assault, and more.
UniverCity is now seeking faculty and staff interested in partnering on projects in economic development, affordable housing, county service use, and water quality.
UW Health’s project uses discarded biocaps to highlight the relationship between health care and the environment and raise awareness about hidden waste.
On March 21, the rusty-patched bumble bee officially became the first bumble bee listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Populations of this bee have been found in the UW Arboretum.
A plan in progress to accept SNAP benefits at campus dining halls and markets starting in the fall would make UW–Madison the first college in the country to accept food stamps at cafeterias.
Both official and unofficial observations curated by UW Arboretum staff suggest that the mild winter of 2017 – a few snowstorms notwithstanding – is leading to earlier spring activity in some species.