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Student Profile: Sam Ropa

Sam Ropa is a UW-Madison senior with a double major in Geography and Anthropology. In the spring of 2018 he received a Kohn award from…

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Alumni Profile: Emily Toner

Our latest alumni profile is with Emily Toner, who received both an MS in Geography (2012) and an MA in Journalism (2013) from the University…

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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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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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Martindale Recognized at WLIA

Jaime Martindale, Map & GIS Data Librarian at the Robinson Map Library, was honored at the 2017 Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA) annual conference. WLIA is…

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Marín-Spiotta to receive Excellence in Education and Mentoring Award

Prof. Erika Marín-Spiotta will receive the 2016 Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring at the December meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the largest…

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Marín-Spiotta & Mason receive $776,800 National Science Foundation award

Professors Erika Marín-Spiotta and Joe Mason were awarded a $776,800 National Science Foundation award to study the potential for carbon in buried soils, or paleosols, to…

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NASA highlights Kang's research

Yanghui Kang’s research was showcased in NASA-ESD July Highlight. This research has important implications for deriving biophysical variables such as Leaf Area Index from remotely…

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Nelson receives Dartmouth postdoctoral fellowship

Congratulations to Garrett Nelson (PhD ’16) who was named one of seven postdoctoral students to Dartmouth’s Society of Fellows, the second cohort of rising scholars to be…

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2016 Geography Department Awards

The Department of Geography is pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Department awards. Whitbeck Graduate Dissertator Award Every year, the department gives two Whitbeck awards…

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