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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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Sub-Area Feature: Physical Geography

The UW-Madison Geography Department has four major thematic areas: Physical Geography, People-Environment, Human Geography, and Cartography/GIS. This year, we will feature each sub-area to highlight the…

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A Conversation with Dr. Morgan Robertson

What led you to geography? I wanted to understand how environmental policy is shaped by both social forces and ecological changes, and other disciplines were…

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A Conversation with Dr. Jack Williams

What led you to geography? My research interests are inherently interdisciplinary and so is Geography.  I study the responses of plant species and communities to…

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A Conversation with Dr. Ian Baird

What led you to geography? I was attracted to geography because it is the discipline that is among the best at taking a holistic perspective…

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A Conversation with Dr. Sarah Moore

Why Geography? What attracted you to Geography? When I discovered geography, I was actually a senior in college and I had been taking a number…

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Talking with Dr. Keith Woodward

Why Geography? I came to geography a little bit later than some of my colleagues. My background and training are in english and philosophy, so…

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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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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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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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