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Department receives grant for undergraduate professional development

The Geography Department has received a grant from the UW Career Development Grant Program to provide a professional development activities for Geography and Cartography/GIS majors. Tentative dates…

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2016 Cart Lab Design Challenge

February 20th,  9am – 5pm, Cartography Lab, Science Hall For this second annual Design Challenge, students will work on generating new insight from the fossil record in…

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Mapmaking: Sources from the Geography Library, Map Library, and Special Collections

Department of Special Collections 976 Memorial Library – 728 State St. A mapmaking exhibit is currently on display in the UW–Madison Memorial Library, Special Collections Department. This exhibit…

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2015 Cartographic Design Challenge

Geography students participate in day of intense professional development Eighteen geography students spent their Valentine’s Day wading through a complicated, real-world dataset, to create data…

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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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Maps Get a New History!

Celebrating the publication of Volume Six of the History of Cartography Cartography in the Twentieth Century Why do maps need a new history? Maps and…

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Cartography graduate student leaves her mark at Memorial Union

Cartography graduate student, Caroline Rose, is leaving her mark at the University in the form of a permanent map installation at the Memorial Union. On May 19,…

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Yi-Fu Tuan to give last "Yi-Fu Lecture" this Friday

Space, Place, Nature: One Last Look Friday, April 4 @ 3:30, 180 Science Hall “I have been writing about “Space, Place, and Nature” for at…

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Science Hall Anniversary Celebration

When alumni talk about their experiences as students in the Geography Department, they often speak of the fondness they have for Science Hall itself. Unique…

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Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Science Hall

When alumni talk about their experiences as students in the Geography Department, they often speak of the fondness they have for Science Hall itself. Once…

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