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.
State responds to increased demand for COVID-19 testing
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.
Patz discusses the effect of earth’s health on human health
GHI Director Jonathan Patz speaks to the Aquarium of the Pacific Aquatic Academy about the links between the earth’s health and human health.
Find UW, state and national coronavirus updates here
GHI has compiled COVID-19 updates, tips and links to keep you informed and help you survive the pandemic.
WPR explores how climate change affects Wisconsin’s iconic foods
Learn how climate change affects Wisconsin’s most iconic foods — including cheese, wild rice, potatoes, beer and walleye — in these reports from Wisconsin Public Radio.
Out today in JAMA online: Patz and colleagues call for climate action now to benefit health
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 …
UW-Madison ranked 1st in producing Peace Corps volunteers
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 …
Madela Washington Scholars return to UW-Madison in summer 2020
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 …
Health officials confirm second child flu death in Wisconsin
New UW-Madison Planetary Health Scholars Program Creates Synergy for a Healthier Future
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.
New Health-Oriented Transportation (HOT) Topic Seminar Series launches
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.
Coal shipping in Twin Ports drops to lowest level in decades while wind cargo surges
UW-Madison researchers lead efforts to understand, thwart new coronavirus
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 …
How the World Health Organization Responds to Disease Outbreaks
Ambassador John Lange, a member of the GHI Board of Visitors, discusses The Who response to disease outbreaks.
WSJ: Scientists study, prepare for Chinese coronavirus in Wisconsin
UW-Madison UniverCity Year program seeks faculty to partner with counties
Finding practical solutions to community-based challenges is at the heart of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s UniverCity Year. Launched in 2016 with the Wisconsin Idea in mind, the program has traditionally partnered with a single community on …
2019 is the wettest year ever recorded for Wisconsin and the Midwest
The year’s not over, but 2019 will already go down as the wettest year ever across the Midwest and Wisconsin since record-keeping began in 1895. More than 43 inches of rain and snow — 43.48 inches …
Global Health Tuesday: Exploring What Makes Healthy Streams
January 28, 2020: Emma Lundberg discusses her work with healthy streams in a Global Health Tuesday seminar.
Wisconsin Without Borders Awards
Applications are due March 1, 2020.
GHI, Nelson support Global Climate and Health Summit at COP 25
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies are key supporters of the Global Climate and Health Summit taking place Saturday, December 7, at United Nations COP 25 climate change …