In a fast-moving response to COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities are joining forces to help slow the spread of the disease. And they need your help.
Christopher Olsen, director of the Graduate/Professional and Capstone Certificates in Global Health, and Nasia Safdar from UW Health look at the viruses viability on different surfaces.
As of Tuesday afternoon, state testing for the new coronavirus had resulted in 72 positive cases and 1,038 negative cases in Wisconsin, according to the state Department of Health Services.
The Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene says it has more than tripled its capacity to test specimens from patients suspected of contracting the new coronavirus.
GHI has compiled COVID-19 updates, tips and links to keep you informed and help you survive the pandemic.
Disappointed with the lack of action at the 25th United Nations climate change conference (COP25) last year in Madrid, Jonathan Patz, director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI), and colleagues call for …
The Peace Corps has announced that for the fourth year in a row, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is No. 1 on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2020. There are 79 …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has again been selected as an Institute Partner for the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, UW-Madison will host 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging Public Management …
The new Planetary Health Graduate Scholarship programs encourages students and their advisors to work across disciplines, discovering new insights into their work and new paths toward a sustainable, healthy tomorrow for humans and the planet.
JULY 20, 4:00 p.m.: HOT Topic Seminar with Robert Schneider, associate professor of Urban Planning, UW-Milwaukee, presenting “How to Increase Walking and Bicycling: Mode Shift Theory and Supporting Studies,” on WebEx.
MADISON – Back in 2016, when Zika virus first began to cause infections in the Americas, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers pulled together a coalition of scientists to study the virus and openly share their data …
Ambassador John Lange, a member of the GHI Board of Visitors, discusses The Who response to disease outbreaks.
What is a global citizen? “We’re people trying to make the world a better place,” says a high school student at “Opening Doors to the World,” the annual High School Global Public Health Day at …
UW-Madison professor Stanley Temple remains hopeful despite rising threats to biodiversity because of Aldo Leopold’s life and writings.
Applications are due March 1, 2020.
Three University of Wisconsin–Madison students reached the final stage of competition this year for Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest and most celebrated college awards for international study. Among them, a Global Health Certificate alumna.
The UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health center will once again be the recipient of a competitive national grant to recruit American Indian and Alaska Native students into the field of medicine.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz spoke with CNN about climate change and the newly published Lancet report.
The Symposium has been postponed in a campus-wide decision to protect everyone’s safety during the coronavirus outbreak. Watch this page for further updates.