Science Hall After Dark

On Friday, November 11, 2016 we will celebrate 75 years of making maps in Science Hall; we hope you will join us! Check this site regularly for updated information, photos of the event, etc.

Arthur H. Robinson Map Library, Science Hall 6PM-8PM

The Department of Geography is delighted to invite alumni and special guests to “Science Hall After Dark”—the very first event of its kind! Following the homecoming parade, keep celebrating by joining us in Science Hall, a national historic building at the heart of the UW campus.

Science Hall After Dark, November 11, 6-8pm

REVISIT Science Hall and travel back in time by perusing a special collection of historic maps and aerial photography in the Arthur H. Robinson Map Library.

REENGAGE with student life by exploring projects, advances in mapping technologies, and opportunities.

RECONNECT with old friends, and meet Geography students and alumni.

All proceeds from this event will support students in the Geography Department by providing experiential learning opportunities to help launch them into successful lives and careers. 

Tickets can be purchased at the registration link above, donations are tax deductible. 

Join us for other events in Science Hall on November 11:

9–3pm Map-a-thon | Geography Library

The world’s largest public participation mapping project comes to UW-Madison! OpenStreetMap is a free, editable map of the whole world that is being built by volunteers largely from scratch and released with an open-content license. 

12pm Panel & Pizza | Geography Library 

Successful geography alumni, and businesses interested in hiring UW-Madison Geography students will share the importance of a geography degree. Networking lunch, with pizza included.

3:30 – 4:30 pm Public talks | 180 Science Hall

Dr. Rob Roth
Cartography in Science Hall: 75 Years of Making Maps that Matter in 180 Science Hall

Dr. Matt Turner
Addressing gaps of knowledge and representation: Participatory mapping in Senegal

6-8pm Science Hall After Dark, in the Robinson Map Library

Come celebrate the 2016 Homecoming with us in Science Hall! You are welcome to spend the entire day or just to visit After Dark. Hor d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. 

If you are unable to attend, but would like to support the Geography Department, you can give through the UW All Ways Forward campaign, and assign “Geography Department” as your designated gift option.

Author: Geography Staff