This week is Habitat III Conference, a global summit on housing and sustainable urban development. UniverCity Alliance will be providing updates on the event, celebrating the work of our #Habitat3 partners from Mexico, Ecuador and Ethiopia, as well as the work of University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty member Shawn Kelly.
For coverage of and commentary on the event, information about the UniverCity Alliance Project and related projects, and updates on the activities of UW-Madison affiliates who will be in Quito for the conference, follow along at http://univercity.wisc.edu/category/habitatiii/
New research published Sept. 19 in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark and the UW–Madison illuminates where and why novel species combinations are likely to emerge due to recent changes in temperature and precipitation.
The ‘UniverCity’ initiative will allow students and faculty to work on various urban issues such as housing and transportation.
The city of Monona will serve as the pilot location for the “UniverCity” initiative, in which faculty, staff and students from UW-Madison will work with the city on projects in areas such as parks and recreation, transportation, housing and economic development.
The UniverCity Alliance launched a partnership with the city of Monona Wednesday at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to engage students in the city’s developmental projects.
GHI Advisory member Janis P. Tupesis and five other GH professionals offer suggestions for incorporating GH education into U.S. residency programs
Those who develop global health (GH) training opportunities often face common challenges. In an article co-authored by GHI Advisory member Janis P. Tupesis, six GH professionals offer suggestions for incorporating GH education into U.S. residency programs in an ethically sound and sustainable manner. The article also provides examples and solutions for common challenges encountered when developing GH education programs.
Pain relief is a human right — but the “war on drugs” has made it difficult to access the powerful pain killers some patients need. GHI’s Jim Cleary provides insight.
Twenty-five young African leaders have come to the UW–Madison campus through the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders for a six-week academic and leadership institute. GHI collaborated in developing the academic curriculum for the institute.
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a researcher from UW-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine and member of the GHI Advisory, to receive Japan Academy award on June 27, 2016 for his fundamental studies of the influenza virus leading to improved vaccines and better understanding of pandemic flu.