UW–Madison: To sign collaboration agreement with U.S. Army on environmental issues

On December 14, representatives of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the United States Department of Defense will sign a memorandum of understanding, launching a two-year pilot program of collaborative work on environmental issues.

UW–Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies will provide expertise to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) across a range of environmental and resource management areas. Broadly, Civil Affairs coordinates and supports essential services for civilian populations. UW–Madison’s well-recognized leadership will meet Civil Affairs’ critical need in its specialist area “38G/4E – Environment and Natural Resources.”

WHO:
UW–Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin
Brigadier General Dean Thompson, 353rd Civil Affairs Command

WHAT: Sign MOU of collaboration on environment and natural resources

WHERE:
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Chancellor’s office, 165 Bascom Hall
Madison, WI

WHEN: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10:30 am CST

NOTE TO MEDIA: Space is limited. If you are interested in covering this event, please email [email protected].

Additional Attendees

  • Paul Robbins, Dean, UW–Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
  • Lieutenant Colonel Dale Kooyenga, 38 Capabilities Development Manager, Strategic Initiatives Group
  • Dean Amhaus, President & CEO, Water Council