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Student Profile: Pao Vue

Our latest student profile is with Ph.D. graduate Pao Vue, who recently defended his dissertation on how government laws and policies, the capitalistic market economy, and…

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Alumni Profile: Robin Schmidt

Our latest alumni profile is with Robin Schmidt, who received a BS in Geography with an independent major in Environmental Policy in 1980 and an…

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Spring 2018 Graduate Student Awards

We are proud to announce the Spring 2018 Graduate Student Awards! This list includes national awards, University of Wisconsin awards, American Association of Geographers awards,…

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Geograd Symposium 2018

Please join us for the Geograd Symposium this Friday, April 6 from 8am–noon in Science Hall, Room 450. We have an incredible lineup of graduate…

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#muddyboots: Academic motherhood in the field

There is a long history of geographers doing fieldwork to advance their research. This history includes lore about far away field sites, long days in…

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Staff Profile: Tom Tews

This week’s staff profile is of Tom Tews, the Geography Librarian who has been with us in Science Hall since 1984. Tom shares about his…

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2018 Design Challenge: Feminist Cartographies and Recidivism

In its fourth iteration, the Design Challenge is an annual event organized by the UW­–Madison Cartography Lab and the Department of Geography. The Design Challenge…

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Posted in Research Service WI Idea

Collaborative project to map antibiotic resistance data across Wisconsin

For many years public health officials have collected data on the resistance that infectious microbes have to antibiotics. Resistance patterns change from year to year…

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Posted in Awards Students

Spring 2018 Trewartha / Odebolt Conference Travel Awardees

The Geography Department is proud to announce the Spring 2018 Trewartha / Odebolt Conference Travel Awardees! All recipients will attend the American Association of Geographers (AAG)…

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Thank you from the Geography Club!

The Geography Club would like to thank those who recently donated money intended to enhance the undergraduate experience and to support activities beyond the classroom….

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