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From White Privilege to White Supremacy: An Illustrated Interview with Laura Pulido

Geographer and professor of ethnic studies at the University of Southern California, Laura Pulido, is known for her work on environmental justice, racialization, and activism. She…

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Knowing where you're going makes it easier to get there

The Geography Department’s spring student professional development workshop series kicked off on March 11th with Interview Like a Pro. Joining workshop leaders Tanya Buckingham (Assistant Director,…

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In Memoriam: Professor Heidi G. Frontani

It is with great sadness that we report the death of alumna Prof. Heidi (Glaesel) Frontani from a sudden illness. Heidi received her Ph.D. from the…

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Alumna Allison Hegan publishes book on species conservation

Allison Hegan (Kleine) (B.A. ’10) has published a new book, No More Endlings: Saving Species One Story at a Time. Among the book’s other contributors…

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Geography alumnus named Rhodes Scholar

Colin Higgins (B.A. ’15) has been named a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship, an honor reserved for the top undergraduate scholars. Higgins, of Middleton, Wisconsin, completed his…

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Wisconsin Idea: Bringing environmental education to rural Ecuador

By Gilly McBride, Morgridge Center for Public Service Before they even left for their study abroad program in Ecuador last spring, UW-Madison students Brenna O’Halloran (B.A. Geography, Environmental…

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More Alumni Updates

Submit your alumni updates here or email us at news@geography.wisc.edu. Christina Dando (Ph.D. ‘2000) was recognized by the National Council for Geographic Education at their 2015 annual conference…

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Alumni Updates

Submit your alumni updates here or email us at news@geography.wisc.edu. Beth Schlemper (Ph.D. ’03), assistant professor at University of Toledo, received a three-year National Science Foundation, Innovative Technology Experiences…

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Tennessen on creating "universities of life"

What kinds of technologies do we need to build the lives, the communities, and the world that we want? Alumnus Travis Tennesen (PhD ’12) shares this inspiring…

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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…

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