Join us in support of the following students as they present their final degree talks over the next 2 weeks in Science Hall.
Monday, May 2: Zhang,Zidong (MS-Cart/Geog)
2:30pm, Hartshorne Room
Mobile VGI for Collaborative Real-Time Vehicle Routing During Big Public Events
Friday, May 6: Robin Tolochko (MS-Cart/Geog)
10:30am, Robinson Map Library
Contemporary Professional Practices in Web Map Design
Monday, May 9: Mark Cooper (Ph.D.)
10am, Room 175
Ethereal Metrologies: Making the New Climate Economy in New Zealand
Friday, May 13: Niwaeli Kimambo (MS-Geog)
10am, Room 175
More People, More Trees: Assessing the ecological and social factors for tree cover distribution along protected montane forests of Southern Tanzania
Friday, May 13: Elliot Vaughan (MS-Geog )
10am, Room 110
Factors controlling soil carbon and nitrogen storage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Congrats to assistant professor Rob Roth who has received a prestigious NSF CAREER award.
Rob’s CAREER project integrates research and teaching around the topics of interactive, online, and mobile map design, and directly serves the emerging profession of UI/UX design, for which cartographers and geographers are uniquely positioned to fill. The project culminates in an open access e-textbook on interactive mapping, and will provide support for several geography students to design illustrations and interactives in the text. (more…)
Congratulations to Geography and Nelson Institute professor, Holly Gibbs, for being selected for a 2016 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award. The Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award is given annually to six outstanding teachers at the UW-Madison.
Congratulations to Prof. Erika Marín-Spiotta who has been awarded a Vilas Associate Award. The Vilas Award is a campus-wide competition that recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance.
Marín-Spiotta’s research examines how anthropogenic and climatically-driven landscape disturbance alters the accumulation and loss of biomass and biologically active elements within and across ecosystem boundaries.
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Becca Summer for winning a campus-wide ‘Innovation in Teaching’ award for her TA work in Introduction to Human Geography (G101) and Introduction to the City (G305). This annual award is given by the Graduate School, with funding support from the College of L&S, to recognize exceptional teaching by graduate students. Summer and other award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on March 2nd at 2pm in Van Vleck Hall.