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Geography Statement of Support for Asian Americans, International Scholars, and All People of Asian Descent

On the evening of Tuesday, June 14, 2022, an international doctoral student from China was brutally attacked by at least three young men as he…

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Posted in Awards Students

Highlights from Geography’s 2022 Graduation Celebration

The Department of Geography celebrated the class of 2022 during a hybrid event in Science Hall and online on Friday, May 13th. Students from all…

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Posted in Faculty Featured

Congratulations and Appreciation for Bob Kaiser at his Retirement

The Department wishes to express our warm appreciation for our friend and colleague, Bob Kaiser, who is retiring this academic year. Bob Kaiser is a…

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Posted in Faculty Research Staff Students

Spotlight on Geography’s Research Labs

The Department of Geography is home to several research labs where students, faculty, staff, postdocs and scholars work together to develop and apply methodologies and…

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Posted in Faculty Featured

Profile: Matt Turner

Our April profile story features Geography Professor Matt Turner (he/him). Matt has been at UW-Madison since 1995, receiving a Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley…

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Posted in Community Events Outreach Service

UW Science Expeditions Open House held in Science Hall

The annual UW Science Expeditions Campus Open House is a public engagement event that shares science happening at UW-Madison with a wide audience. All events…

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Posted in Community Featured Research Students

Students participate in AAG annual conference

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) brings together members of the global geographic community. Many members of the UW-Madison Geography Department participate in the AAG…

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Posted in Community Events Service Students

Design Challenge 2022: K-5 Geography Curriculum Development

by Chelsea Nestel (Geography graduate student) & Tanya Andersen (creative director, Cartography Lab) Maps! Graphics! Visualizations! Design Challenge! Each year, the University of Wisconsin Cartography…

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Posted in Alumni Community Events Giving opportunities Students WI Idea

Get ready for DAY OF THE BADGER! April 5-6, 2022

DAY OF THE BADGER takes place April 5-6, 2022 and is a day for all alumni, students, and friends throughout Badger nation to make a…

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Posted in Featured News Research Service Staff Students

A Design Challenge for Transforming Justice

The following piece was put together by Kallista Bley, Kela Caldwell, Jenna Loyd, and Rob Roth. The Design Challenge is a yearly event run by…

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