Tens of thousands of people converge on UW-Madison every day. Some live in dorms or apartments on campus; others navigate the narrow geography of the isthmus from nearby neighborhoods; and still others travel upwards of …
Joseph Hickey took a brave stance—given Wisconsin’s deep roots in agriculture—by showing a connection between pesticides and declining bird populations. Read the full article here.
Beyond the boundaries of colleges and universities, organizations like the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) tend to remain under the radar. They are similar to other specialized groups and associations, …
When summer temperatures rise and people turn to their air conditioners to stay cool, something else also increases: air pollution. A new study shows that the electricity production associated with air conditioning increases emissions of …
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.
The Odyssey Project, founded and run by UW–Madison English professor Emily Auerbach, puts literature, philosophy, and the arts in reach for Madison adults living below the poverty line.
A new grant from the USDA will support UW research on the relationships among dairy farm operations, water use and quality, and energy use.
Professor Holly Gibbs leads a team that is creating the world’s first database documenting the soy and cattle industry’s evolution in Brazil and how it relates to deforestation and land management decisions.
The Nelson Institute director’s statement upholds the value and integrity of climate research at UW–Madison and partner institutions.