Stories indexed under: Aldo Leopold
- UW–Madison offers free Leopold’s land ethic online course and February event Jan. 22, 2015 The University of Wisconsin-Madison will offer its next round of six Massive Open Online Courses beginning Jan. 26 with “The Land Ethic Reclaimed: Perceptive Hunting, Aldo Leopold and Conservation.” MOOCs are free online, noncredit learning experiences that allow people from around the globe to participate. Participants watch educational videos, engage in discussion forums, read articles and often take quizzes or complete educational activities. More than 135,000 registrants from approximately 140 countries and all 50 states signed up for UW-Madison’s previous phase one pilot of four courses.
- New MOOCs to focus on environmental and community themes July 1, 2014 Beginning in 2015, UW-Madison will take Leopold’s words to heart by offering six Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on topics ranging from Shakespeare’s dramas and the digital humanities, to understanding Leopold’s land ethic, to the relationship between climate change and public health.
- Madison Reads Leopold set for Saturday at UW Arboretum Feb. 27, 2014 The UW Arboretum's ninth annual Madison Reads Leopold event anchors the celebration of Aldo Leopold Weekend in the Madison area with a mix of citizen and celebrity readers giving voice to Leopold's "A Sand County Almanac."
- With sustainability in mind, new residence hall named for Aldo Leopold July 12, 2013 The UW System Board of Regents today approved the naming of Aldo Leopold Residence Hall, the newest UW-Madison University Housing building, which will become home to 172 students starting in late August.
- ‘Madison Reads Leopold’ to be held March 2 at Arboretum Feb. 21, 2013 As part of the Madison area's celebration of Aldo Leopold Weekend, there will be a free public reading from "A Sand County Almanac" and other Leopold works on Saturday, March 2, at the UW Arboretum Visitor Center. Leopold was the first research director at the Arboretum and was closely involved in its design.
- In the eastern U.S., spring flowers keep pace with warming climate Jan. 16, 2013 Using the meticulous phenological records of two iconic American naturalists, Henry David Thoreau and Aldo Leopold, scientists have demonstrated that native plants in the eastern United States are flowering as much as a month earlier in response to a warming climate.