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Friendlier Maps for Complex Geospatial Data

In a world dotted with mountains of geospatial data, Dr. Jonathan Nelson advocates for maps users can understand. by Isabella Ruder | May 11, 2023Originally…

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The Lao American Archives Project comes to Science Hall

In early April 2023, Geography Ph.D. Candidate, Akarath (Ake) Soukhaphon and volunteer, Gerry Duckitt, drove a U-Haul truck from Washington State to Madison, Wisconsin in…

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Highlights from Geography’s 2023 Graduation Celebration

The Department of Geography celebrated the class of 2023 during a hybrid event in Science Hall and online on Friday, May 12th. Students from all…

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Religion and Tree Planting: A Discussion between Asghar Ali and Phra Ajarn Praseut at the Lao-Thai Theravada Buddhist Temple in Madison

In February, 2023, Asghar Ali arrived in Madison from his home in the Punjab in Pakistan as a visiting Ph.D. student, hosted by Professor Ian…

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Geography Featured: Badger Talks Live 2023

Badger Talks Live is a live stream presentation series showcasing unique stories and talents on the UW-Madison campus and beyond. Tune in on Tuesdays in…

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Visualizing Historic Vegetation with Range Mapper

Adrian George, Ph.D. candidate in the UW-Madison Department of Geography, recently published a paper titled “Range Mapper: An Adaptable Process for Making and Using Interactive,…

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Christian Andresen wins NSF Career Award to study Arctic emissions

Assistant professor of geography will measure the impact of climate change on carbon emissions from Arctic wetlands. by Elise T. Mahon | April 20, 2023(Originally…

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UW-Madison Geography highlights recent graduate student awards

Several Geography graduate students have recently received awards from professional organizations for research papers and maps, as well as funding awards from agencies like the…

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UW Science Expeditions Open House held in Science Hall

The UW Science Expeditions campus open house event was held over the weekend of April 14-16, 2023. It featured activities and open houses across campus…

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Geography students participate in American Association of Geographers annual conference

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) held its annual conference from March 23-27, 2023 in Denver, Colorado (with a virtual option, as well). The meeting…

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