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Fall 2013 Alumni Updates

Badgers cross paths!  When the Washington state legislature sought expertise in anticipating and adapting to climate change they turned to two of our alumni: Lisa Graumlich (MS ’79) and Jon Riedel (MS ’87).  Despite their parallel careers studying climate impacts in high mountains and currently residing in the same state, their paths had never previously […]

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Hegan, B.A. ’10

Alumna Allison Hegan (nee Kleine) finds fulfillment using the written word to bring attention to the earth’s most urgent environmental and conservation issues. Allison graduated in 2010 with a B.A. in Geography (People-Environment) as well as Environmental Studies and African Studies certificates. Originally from the Los Angeles area, her love of travel and ecosystem exploration has […]

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Forrest, B.A.’10

Matt Forrest (Geography ’10) is the co-founder of a Minnesota-based company Carticulate LLC, a mapping business he started with fellow UW-Madison undergraduate alumni Kate Chanba (Journalism, 10). Matt and Kate met in Geography 575 – Interactive Webmapping, where together they created The Chernobyl Disaster Map for Friends of Chernobyl Centers, U.S. (FOCCUS), a non-profit support […]

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