Planetary health and the future of emergency medicine are front and center in two satellite sessions the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has helped organize as part of the 10thannual Consortium of Universities …
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host its fourth cohort of rising African leaders beginning June 19 for a six-week academic and leadership institute, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Mary Wilson, M.D., an expert on infectious disease looks at antibiotic resistance at the April 16 Global Health Symposium.
A first-ever large scale exhibit of Aldo Leopold manuscripts exploring his life and work is on display in the UW-Madison Libraries’ Department of Special Collections January 22-May 24.
UW-Madison researchers, including GHI Advisory Committee member Gregory Nemet, are working on new technologies that can remove carbon from the atmosphere.
A study by UW-Madison scientists looked at yields of sorghum, a crop related to corn that is prized for its drought resistance.
The awards are intended for international travel costs to bring YALI-MWF alumni to Madison or to support the costs of sending Madison-area professionals abroad. The deadline to submit an application is February 15, 2019.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz explains the connection between climate change and human health and the research he’s been doing.
UniverCity Alliance Director Gavin Luter discusses his job, the UniverCity Year Program and challenges facing Wisconsin communities.
By 2030, Earth’s climate is expected to resemble that of the mid-Pliocene, going back more than 3 million years in geologic time. Without reductions in our greenhouse gas emissions, our climates by 2150 could compare to the warm and mostly ice-free Eocene, an epoch that characterized the globe 50 million years ago.
A UW-Madison team is advising on the design of a new bridge that will accommodate and encourage multiple modes of transportation in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. GHI Director Jonathan Patz offered his expertise on strategies for bike lanes.
As part of UW–Madison’s UniverCity Year partnership with Green County, a team from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s senior capstone design course is proposing a renewable energy system to help offset Juda School’s energy expenses by 25 percent.
By funding public transportation, limiting parking and preserving the walkability of neighborhoods, the State Smart Transportation Initiative argues, cities and states can reduce congestion better than if they only plan for cars.
The Sixth Annual High School Global Public Health Day, co-hosted by GHI, opens doors to new career possibilities and new awareness of all the factors that determine health in Wisconsin and the world.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz was a co-author on a recently published study on the impact of increasing greenhouse gas emissions on climate hazards. This research reveals that society faces a much larger threat from climate change than previous studies have suggested.
As part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Social Justice Series, GHI Director Jonathan Patz discussed the effect climate change will have on global health and the environment.
This fall semester, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has welcomed seven new team members who are committed to ensuring health for all and helping spread the institute’s mission.
Applications are closed for 2019 global health grants and awards.
The initiative will seek to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students by hosting Native elders on campus for extended visits and educational exchanges.
Infectious disease expert Mary Wilson keynotes the 15th annual Global Health Symposium with “Bugs and Drugs: A Shifting Landscape.”