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 …

“To meet people where they are at”: Audrey Stanton’s research studies the benefits of work-from-home

This article, by Changhao Yan, is part of a series highlighting members of the Office of Sustainability’s Experts Database. In a collaboration with instructor Madeline Fisher’s course, LSC 561: Writing Science for the Public, students …

“Our mission is to try to save the world”: Karen Oberhauser heightens sustainability at the UW Arboretum 

This article, by Emily Morton, is part of a series highlighting members of the Office of Sustainability’s Experts Database. In a collaboration with instructor Madeline Fisher’s course, LSC 561: Writing Science for the Public, students …

Sustainable chemical engineering: Brian Pfleger’s experiments toward a “paradigm shift” for chemical feedstocks

This article, by William Beimers, is part of a series highlighting members of the Office of Sustainability’s Experts Database. In a collaboration with instructor Madeline Fisher’s course, LSC 561: Writing Science for the Public, students …

Studying manure so you don’t have to: Rebecca Larson’s research on biofuels and sustainable protocols

This article, by Brittney Davidson, is part of a series highlighting members of the Office of Sustainability’s Experts Database. In a collaboration with instructor Madeline Fisher’s course, LSC 561: Writing Science for the Public, students …

“Peeling back the layers of the onion”: Tracey Holloway’s use of computer models to study air pollutants

This article, by Rachel King, is part of a series highlighting members of the Office of Sustainability’s Experts Database. In a collaboration with instructor Madeline Fisher’s course, LSC 561: Writing Science for the Public, students interviewed …