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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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Exciting & Free Events, Join us on November 11!

Join the Buzz in Science Hall We hope you will join us for part—or all—of the day. If you have questions, please feel free to…

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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…

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Muehlenhaus joins department as new online program director

Dr. Ian Muehlenhaus joined the department in July as the director of our new online masters program in GIS and web map development. He is responsible for…

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Lisa Naughton takes reins as chair

With the new fall semester came a change in department leadership. Lisa Naughton became chair, taking over for Kris Olds who served out his three-year…

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Jim Burt to retire this August

Prof. Jim Burt announced that he will retire this August after 32 years in the UW–Madison Geography Department. Jim and his wife Jan will host a retirement…

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Memorial gathering for Miriam Kerndt

On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Geography Library hosted a memorial gathering for Miriam Kerndt. Miriam was the head of the Geography Library from 1968…

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Jim Knox honored with named fund

During his 43 years as a faculty member at UW-Madison, Jim Knox’s research transformed the field of fluvial geomorphology, opening new avenues that linked his…

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Tim Bawden remembered

Timothy Bawden (Ph.D. ’01), professor of  geography at UW-Eau Claire and much loved former graduate student of this department, passed away unexpectedly in April. Tim…

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In Memoriam: Timothy Bawden (1965-2013), a “natural” geographer

In August, former graduate students, friends, and family gathered in room 550 Science Hall in memory of alumnus Tim Bawden who passed away unexpectedly earlier…

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