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.
The early review deadline is January 25, and the final deadline is February 8.
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.
GHI is seeking a well-rounded communications intern who can take the lead on social media platforms. The deadline to apply is December 14.
GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and several graduate students, instructors and visiting mycologists gathered to investigate Wisconsin’s mushrooms, collect samples, share mycological gossip and debate the evolution of these enigmatic organisms.
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.
Data on UW–Madison’s 2017 expenditures show the university remains a research powerhouse with more than $1.19 billion in annual expenditures for research across all fields, about half of which comes from federal awards.
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.
Apply now for 2019 global health grants for faculty, staff, clinicians and graduate students. New categories this year. All disciplines are welcome.
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.
China has about one million new cases of TB annually, a number that is slowly falling. Each year, 10 million cases of TB account for an estimated 1.7 million deaths globally, making it the most deadly infectious disease.
April 16, 2019: With its 15th annual Global Health Symposium, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute explores “Health in the Balance: Acting Now for a Healthy Tomorrow.”
The new awards address a diverse range of issues including the health impacts of racism, tackling the social determinants of health in Milwaukee’s Latino community, preventing early childhood expulsion and strengthening support systems for citizens returning from incarceration.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway joined WPR to discuss flu shots and all the nuanced feelings people have about them.
Here & Now’s Robin Young spoke with GHI Advisory Committee member Gregory Nemet.
In an opinion piece, GHI Advisory Committee member Richard Keller says downplaying the casualties from natural disasters undermines future preparations.