Summer webinar looks at benefits of industrialized hemp

JUNE 21: Panelists from UW-Madison, UW Health, the University of Lagos, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and the Wisconsin Hemp Alliance will join the webinar and launch of the new report, “Industrializing Hemp to Advance the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.”

UW–Madison professor shapes UN report on climate change

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urges immediate action to limit greenhouse gas emissions in all sectors of the economy, including energy, transportation, construction, manufacturing and agriculture. GHI Advisory Committee member, Greg Nemet, is one of the report’s lead authors.

UW–Madison researchers lead effort to create a universal coronavirus vaccine

The National Institutes of Health is investing in three teams working to develop a vaccine against a broad range of coronaviruses. Among them is a research collaboration, the Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine consortium, led by UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Professor of Pathobiological Sciences Yoshihiro Kawaoka, who is also a GHI Advisory Committee member.

Patz stepping down at Global Health Institute to concentrate on climate and health

Deadline extended: Applications for new director due January 20. See information below. Jonathan Patz, M.D., MPH, has announced his plan to step down as director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) in …