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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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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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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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Staff Profile: Marguerite Antoinette Roulet

We are excited to welcome Marguerite (Mogi) Antoinette Roulet to the Geography department staff as Graduate Program Coordinator! Read our conversation with her below to learn…

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“Tea Time” Becomes a Department Tradition

At a large university like the University of Wisconsin-Madison, forming meaningful relationships with professors can be challenging for undergraduates. As a result, the Department of Geography…

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Wisconsin Land Information Map & Poster Contest

Mappers! Show your work in the Wisconsin Land Information Association Map & Poster Contest!  Submit your finest maps, posters, and apps to the 2018 Wisconsin…

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Cartography led to a sweet spot for alumna Gail Ambrosius

Reprinted from L&S: http://ls.wisc.edu/news/cartography-led-to-a-sweet-spot-for-alumna-gail-ambrosius The revered Madison chocolatier turned a passion for geography into a business that honors where her ingredients are grown. From a…

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“More People, More Trees: Social and Ecological Factors for Tree Cover Distribution in Southern Tanzania”

Please join us on December 7th at 12:00pm in 206 Ingra­ham Hall  for a talk by the Geography Department’s very own Niwaeli Kimambo, M.Sc. PhD…

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State Cartographer's Office constructs public statewide Digital Parcel Database of Wisconsin

Staff at the State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) recently completed a second version of Wisconsin’s statewide digital parcel database. This GIS database contains information on ownership,…

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